Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed confidence that even though the corona investigation campaign starting in the state from Thursday, the cases of infection will increase but death cases will decrease. On Wednesday, the Chief Minister started the ‘Communicable Disease Control Squad Campaign’ and said that for communicable diseases like dengue, chikungunya and malaria, there is a need for a similar campaign for encephalitis.
Yogi said that a special campaign of corona investigation is going on in six districts of Meerut Division, Meerut, Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar, Hapur and Baghpat. In the remaining 17 mandals, it will be run from July 5 to 15. Medical screening of every citizen will be done in this campaign.
Death toll from encephalitis decreased
Emphasizing the need to create a campaign similar to the Encephalitis Eradication Campaign for the prevention of communicable diseases, he said that in 2016 and 2017, there were more than 600 deaths due to encephalitis in the state but if we look at the figures of 2018-19, their number There has been a steady decline in it and in 2019 it came down to 126.
He said, “I estimate that this year, due to the Corona virus, due to the extensive programs of cleanliness and public awareness, we can be able to reduce the death rate by less than half. In eastern Uttar Pradesh, thousands of children were swallowed. Success in reducing the disease by 60 percent and reducing the death toll by 90 percent is an achievement in itself. “
The Chief Minister said that we have to make this situation for all infectious diseases including dengue, malaria, kala-azar and diarrhea. This work will have to be done under one campaign. For this, a campaign is being started in all 75 districts of the state today.
“24 million people feel safe”
The Chief Minister said that the Health Department had tried to provide excellent health care in a heavily populated state like Uttar Pradesh in the entire country and the world by fighting it better against the corona virus. Even in this era of corona epidemic, 24 crore people of the state are feeling safe.
The Chief Minister said, “I will again appeal that rescue is the treatment of corona. When out of the house, use the mask. It is necessary to maintain two yards. Cleanliness needs special attention. If we do this, we will not only survive the corona virus, but also from all other types of diseases. I would call that we have to win the war with the corona virus, the current campaign will also have to be made successful to curb the virus and waterborne diseases. ”
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