Covid-19: Cabinet secretary says 'gap' in actual monitoring, asks states to strengthen surveillance urgently

IndiaTimes Friday, 27 March 2020
Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba has asked states to urgently strengthen the surveillance of international travellers who entered the country before the lockdown as there appeared to be a "gap" between the actual monitoring for Covid-19 and the total arrivals.
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: In the view of current COVID-19 situation in Agra, historical monuments like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Akbar tomb and others to remain closed until further orders as they fall in 'buffer zone' areas. Over 55 new COVID infections were reported in past four days, according to District Magistrate of Agra. Earlier, Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel announced that all monuments can be reopened with complete precautions from July 6 onwards, amid relaxations in the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Sawan 2020: Devotees performs 'Jal-abhishek' to lord Shiva amid COVID-19

Devotees performed 'Jal-abhishek' to lord Shiva on first Monday of the month of 'sawan'amid COVID-19 pandemic. Temple authority disinfecting the premises regularly. Devotees and priest were seen wearing masks.

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