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Coronavirus: Centre lays down standard operating procedure for control rooms


According to officials, surveillance will be mounted at three levels — hospital, field and labs testing coronavirus samples. For hospital surveillance, the control rooms need to observe the condition of the symptomatic patients admitted at isolation wards.

New Delhi: As the number of coronavirus cases surged to 650, the Centre has laid down the standard operating procedure (SOP) for state and district control rooms, and said every control room will comprise seven teams for surveillance, call centre, media scanning, sample collection, private hospital surveillance, ambulance management and inter-department coordination.

“The creation of control room will ensure a single incident command structure ...


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