Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday called upon all to follow COVID Appropriate Behaviour and refrain from sharing unverified information, during his visit to Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday.
The minister reviewed the mock drill at Safdarjung Hospital for ensuring readiness of hospital infrastructure for COVID-19 management.
Mock drills were conducted in Covid hospitals across India on Tuesday in an effort to remain vigilant against Covid as a fresh pandemic surge is reported in several countries.
"As per Prime Minister@narendramodi's order, mock drills are being conducted in Covid hospitals across the country today to be vigilant against Covid. I reviewed the Covid response mock drill at Safdarjung Hospital," the Union minister said in a Twitter post.
Dr Mansukh Mandaviya had held a meeting on COVID19 meeting, which was attended by hundred doctors and health experts from across the country and discussed India's preparedness to deal with possible new wave if needed.
"Today, interacted with about 100 public health experts and clinicians from across the country regarding Covid-19 management," Dr Mansukh Mandaviya had tweeted on Monday.
Earlier, on December 23, the Union minister interacted virtually with state health ministers and principal secretaries / additional chief secretaries and information commissioners, and said: “Centre and States need to work in tandem and in a collaborative spirit as was done during the previous surges for COVID19 prevention and management”.