Home Ministry Official said, the Ministry constituted four additional Inter-Ministerial Central Teams, IMCTs, each headed by an Additional Secretary level officer to Ahmedabad, Surat, Hyderabad and Chennai. Home Ministry had constituted six IMCTs earlier to make on-spot assessment of situation, issue necessary directions to State Authorities for its redressal and submit their report to Central Government in larger interest of general public. The IMCTs focus on range of issues including compliance and implementation of lockdown measures as per guidelines, supply of essential commodities, Social Distancing, preparedness of the health infrastructure, safety of health professionals and conditions of relief camps for labour and poor people.
The Official said, IMCT Mumbai has deliberated upon provision of medical facilities for non-COVID19 patients. It has also suggested to arrange for institutional quarantine for two thousand to three thousand people and to increase testing capacity and increase strength of surveillance teams using volunteers. MHA official said, IMCT, Mumbai has suggested installation of portable toilets in Dharavi, Mumbai to augment the number of community toilets.
The official said, IMCT Indore team has reported that there are 171 containment zones in Indore of which 20 are critical.
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