Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister  Jagan Mohan Reddy. (Photo/ANI)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy. (Photo/ANI)

AP CM holds review meeting with health department amid concern over 'Omicron' covid variant

ANI | Updated: Nov 29, 2021 23:05 IST

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 29 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday chaired a review meeting with the health department, amid concerns about COVID-19 variant 'Omicron'.
As per an official release, Health and Family Welfare Minister AK Srinivas and other officials also attended the meeting.

The release stated that the state government advised increasing the RT-PCR tests across the state. Instructions from the department to observe RT-PCR tests at the international airport. If traced covid positive, they will be sent to the quarantine for 7 days, or will be allowed for self-quarantine at their premises.
The people should be fully vaccinated by January 15, 2022. The entire department has been asked to speed up the vaccination process.
The state health minister and department officials will meet and discuss with CM about the preparedness being carried to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. (ANI)