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Chhattisgarh government in action to deal with the third wave of Corona

⏺️Action plan is being prepared at the district level

Preparations have been started to deal with the possible third wave of corona in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed all the collectors of the district to prepare an action plan in this regard and submit it within 15 days.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said that no stone will be left unturned in strengthening the health infrastructure and making all facilities available to the remote areas of Chhattisgarh. In view of the experiences experienced during the second wave of Corona, the Chhattisgarh government has started the work of strengthening the arrangements in government hospitals from villages to district headquarters. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has asked district collectors to prepare and submit an action plan in 15 days to make all district hospitals and development block level hospitals equipped with all facilities. Baghel has said that the work of strengthening the health infrastructure has to be done on top priority, so that even if a third wave situation does arise, it can be dealt with with full force.

The Chief Minister has said that with a view to strengthen the arrangements for treatment of corona in the last 6 months, oxygen related equipment ICU has been provided in these hospitals. There has been an increase in the number of beds, ventilators etc. Better maintenance and frequent use of these health equipment is also essential to prepare for a possible third wave of corona. The number of doctors in community health centers has also increased significantly in the last few days, but health management needs to be strengthened further. Baghel has said that a plan should be prepared soon for the development of all district hospitals and community health centers in the state. Under this scheme, all the above hospitals have well equipped operation room, labor room, laboratory, ICU. And arrangements should be made to provide facilities like ventilator facility, blood bank, free medicine etc.
The Chief Minister said that all these hospitals should have 24-hour treatment facilities. Along with this, efforts should be made to provide post graduate doctors of Pediatrics, Gynecology, Anesthesia, Pathology, Medicine and Surgery in all and where post graduates are not available, arrangements should be made for doctors trained in these subjects. The Chief Minister has instructed to submit the proposal as above, including the required budget, in 15 days through the collectors.