Covid care centres should be regularly monitored: CM Chouhan

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Meeting of core group constituted for corona infection control held

Bhopal, April 22

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that there should be a system of regular monitoring of the Covid care centres. He said that special attention should be paid to quality of food, cleanliness and availability and understanding of medicines.

Chief Minister Chouhan was virtually addressing the meeting of the core group for Corona infection control from his residence.

Chouhan inquired about the availability of oxygen, the status of the supply and transportation of Remdesivir injections and other medical supplies. Information was also obtained regarding the distribution of medical kits to positive patients, the status of their home isolation and arrangements at the Covid care centres.

9035 patients recovered in the state

It was informed in the meeting that yesterday 9035 people recovered and were discharged from various hospitals. With this, the number of infections in Bhopal and Indore has stabilized. Districts adjoining Uttar Pradesh, including Panna, Katni, Chhatarpur, have higher positivity rates.

Supply of oxygen reviewed

Chief Minister Chouhan instructed to supply oxygen to districts as per requirement after reviewing the oxygen supply arrangements. He said that the supply for the district for which oxygen was allocated at the state level should be ensured in time. Along with speeding up the work of setting up air pressure units, attention should also be paid to the supply of oxygen concentrators and small cylinders in the districts.

Point to point monitoring of oxygen tankers

It was informed at the meeting that point-to-point monitoring is being done from the running of the oxygen tankers from the production centre for regular supply of oxygen to the concerned district. Health information of patients under home isolation is also being regularly taken. Daily 96% of patients are being contacted. Medical kits are being provided to positive patients. A capacity of 7 thousand 437 beds has been made available in 137 Covid centres in 52 districts of the state. Of these, 2386 beds are full. The work of setting up of Covid Care Centres by the Public Works Department is going on continuously. For this, eight parameters are prescribed and they are regularly reviewed by the Collector and Health Department.

Isolation arrangement will be made at village level

Arrangements are also being made to monitor the infection status through mobile apps in rural areas. It was told in the review meeting that the isolation of all migrant workers and Kumbh pilgrims coming in the state has been arranged at the village level.

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