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Punjab official asks to identify, test 15 contacts of each COVID-19 patient

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Saturday directed the Administrative Secretaries to ensure that a minimum of 15 contacts of each positive patient must be identified and tested as per the COVID-19 guidelines amid the surge in cases in the state.Mahajan has directed them to visit the respective districts assigned to them for monitoring COVID response efforts and to review preparedness in case of a second wave of infections including contact tracing and patient tracking, protocols for referral, strengthening of Level-3 facilities, and also ramping up COVID-19 testing across the state.As per an official release, Chief Secretary said the Health and all other concerned departments should be ready to tackle the possible second..

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