5 MPs found Corona positive during the investigation before the monsoon session

Extensive preparations have been made before the commencement of the monsoon session of Parliament. MPs, staff and journalists have been investigated to keep the parliament complex free from the shadow of the Corona infection. Sources said that on Sunday, five Lok Sabha MPs Covid-19 were found positive in the investigation. All guidelines of the Ministry of Health will be strictly followed in the monsoon session starting on Monday. Only those MPs, personnel whose corona report will be allowed to go to Parliament.

Efforts are being made to minimize the use of paper in the wake of Covid-19 epidemic. MPs will register their presence digitally. Thermal guns and thermal scanners will be used to check the body temperature of all people entering the house. Touchless sanitizers will be installed at 40 locations within the house and there will also be an emergency medical team and ambulance on standby. All guidelines related to Kovid-19 prevention will be strictly followed.

Lok Sabha Speaker took stock
Before the monsoon session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla visited the Parliament complex on Sunday to take stock of health and safety measures and other preparations and also gave many guidelines to the officials. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla chaired the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee on Sunday morning. After this, he visited the Parliament complex for about one and a half hours. He first inspected the entrance and understood the working of the thermal camera installed there. He also instructed to make sanitizer available to every employee posted at the entrance. He then looked at the Covid Testing Facility, Assembly Hall, Corridor, Inner Lobby, Outer Lobby, Waiting Hall, Media Stand and other places in the campus prepared for MPs and directed to remove minor deficiencies.

According to the guideline, after the system of inspection, the Speaker said that the Monsoon session of Parliament is being held under adverse circumstances. Health security arrangements have been made for the monsoon session. It has been ensured that sanitization and other arrangements should be in place at all places, following the guidelines of the Central Government and the suggestions of expert institutions.

Information given to all parties

Earlier in the Business Advisory Committee, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla gave a detailed account of health security and other preparations to all the parties.

Lok Sabha Speaker told that before the session a corona test of all MPs and their families has been done. All MPs have been sent a kit of sanitizer, mask, glaze and other health protection related material. All officers and employees of Parliament were also tested. Test facility will be available on campus during the entire duration of the session. He said that if a member has a health related complaint, then proper arrangements have been made for their proper treatment.

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