Local News: The government declared on Tuesday that given the curfew imposed due to COVID – 19, all Ayurveda hospitals would be kept open. The Presidential Task Force on Critical Services also said coriander, ginger, and tree turmeric (venivel) will be imported on the backdrop of the virus because of its demand.
The task force mandated to ensure the provision of critical services had agreed to require mobile services to be provided by atleast one registered Ayurveda shop in each divisional secretariat.
Doctors registered with the Ayurveda Department were also permitted to treat and inspect patients at their homes, if appropriate.
Meanwhile, the medication of patients registered with the Ayurveda Department will be sent to their homes, the task force noted, with the assistance of the Postal Service.