DGHS advised to make road map for way out

Staff Correspondent

22 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 has advised the government to make a road map for finding a way out from the possible second wave attack of coronavirus in the coming winter.

The advisory committee suggested the government to remain cautious about the danger and to take measures for rapid detection of the deadly pathogen.

They also suggested the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) authorities to prepare a roadmap about prevention and control of the second phase attack of the coronavirus.

“The committee assured the DGHS of extending its cooperation in preparing the roadmap through the support of its sub committees,” said a statement of the National Committee after a meeting with Director General of the DGHS ABM Khurshid Alom on Sunday.

The national committee observed that wearing mask properly, washing hands with soap and water repeatedly, maintaining social distance and hygiene are the only way to prevent the Covid-19 as time limit of availability of the coronavirus vaccine is uncertain.“It is necessary to make people more conscious and strengthen awareness programme among people to ensure their participation in it,” the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 said.    

The advisory committee also advised to celebrate the upcoming Durgapuja maintaining social distance, imposing rules about traveling as passengers are coming regularly from different countries and to strengthen preventive measures in the point of entry of the country in a bid to prevent the virus infection, ensuring screening passengers and their quarantine.