Raipur, Jan 21: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed serious concern over the sudden increase in number of deaths due to COVID-19. Soon after receiving the information about death of 15 patients today due to COVID-19, Chief Minister directed Principal Secretary, Health Department to ensure audit of each one of this death case. Baghel has directed the senior administrative officers to ensure proper arrangements for prevention of COVID-19 infection and to provide better treatment facilities to the infected patients. Chief Minister has given instructions to hospitalize the COVID infected patients based on their health condition. Considering the increasing number of COVID cases and the number of deaths due to COVID-19, Chief Minister has directed all the District Collectors of the state to take special vigilance. Collectors have been instructed to ensure strict adherence to the COVID guidelines and to make special arrangements for continuous monitoring of the health condition of patients in home isolation.