New Delhi: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that it will deploy Central teams to 10 states that are witnessing maximum coronavirus cases. The teams will support the States in implementation of containment measures for COVID-19 in the affected areas within these districts and cities. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Donates Undisclosed Amount to West Bengal CM's Relief Fund to Help People Affected by Cyclone Amphan

Comprising of a senior Health Ministry official, a joint secretary level nodal officer and a public health expert, the teams will be deployed to Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Also Read - Coronavirus: Total Tally Reaches 1.58 Lakh as India Prepares For Staggered Opening From Next Week



“Ministry of Health&Family Welfare to deploy Central teams to 10 states that have witnessed/are witnessing high caseload and a high spurt of cases. The teams will assist the State Health depts of respective states to facilitate the management of COVID19 outbreak”, the government said in a statement. Also Read - 'COVID Doesn't Stop Periods', Akshay Kumar Urges All to Donate Sanitary Napkins to Underprivileged Women

Furthermore, the statement read,”This is besides the 20 central teams of public health experts who were earlier sent to the high caseload district. A high-level team had recently been deputed to Mumbai to support the State efforts in COVID-19 response and management.”