The Centre and state governments across the nation have stepped up efforts in the fight against COVID-19. Steps have also been taken to ensure testing and quarantine facilities. Measures have alos been taken to provide all essential commidities during the national lockdown. In Bihar government has launched  door to door screening today in eight thousand villages in 4 districts today to detect COVID-19 cases.

Principal Secretary  of the state Health Department Sanjay Kumar said that this is being undertaken to contain the infection. Mr.Kumar said villages where people have come from foreign countries between 1st March to 23rd March will be screened. The screening will be completed on April 24. The survey is being done  on the lines of pulse polio immunization campaign.