Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today roped in three state rapid response teams for COVID-19 containment in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts, official sources said.
The move came after several COVID-19 cases were detected in the areas during the last couple of days. The teams will proceed immediately to these districts. Director of Health Services will proceed to Balasore, Director of Public Health to Bhadrak and Director of Family Welfare to Jajpur for supervising the containment measures, sources said.
While SCB Medical College and Hospital will provide technical support to Jajpur district, Fakir Mohan Medical College & Hospital has been supporting Balasore and Bhadrak districts.
Principal Secretary, Health has directed experts from medical colleges, senior health officers and state RRTs to oversee containment measures in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts.