A special food cell has been set up in the capital Raipur to prevent anyone from starving due to the lockdown. Ration, medicines, free home delivery of prepared food and about 8000 food packets are being distributed every day.
Health Minister discussed with all CMHOs and inquired about health services in districts
Instructions for keeping 100 beds and all resources ready for Kovid-19, also asked about availability of personal protective equipment
Raipur. 6 April 2020 Health Minister T.S. Singhdeo, after consulting the Chief Medical and Health Officers (CMHOs) from the video conference today, sought information about the control and prevention of Kovid-19 in all the districts. He instructed to keep all the resources ready for treatment of Kovid-19 with 100 beds in all district hospitals. He also inquired about the availability of other personal protective measures including PPE and masks for doctors and other medical staff.
In the video conference, the Health Minister also asked about the arrangement of quarantine centers and the facilities being provided to the people living there. He directed to constantly monitor the health of people living in quarantine centers and home-quarantine. Mr. Singhdev gave ICMR As per the guidelines, more and more suspects have been asked to collect samples and send them for investigation. The Health Minister also held a video conference with senior officials of the Health Department to review the state level system of control and prevention of Kovid-19 and availability of necessary materials. He instructed all districts to send PPE and masks in sufficient numbers.
Now Corona virus infected only one patient, Korba in the state
Discharge today after the young man is healthy, Mr. Singhdev spoke
There is now only one patient infected with the corona virus in the state. Ijararat Korba's youth in AIIMS Raipur was discharged today after recovering. Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev spoke to the young man on the phone and wished to take care of himself and good health. He also asked to make people aware about Kovid-19 and take full care in this regard. The youth thanked the doctors of AIIMS and the Health Department for good care and treatment. He said that work is being done in the state with promptness to control the corona virus.
In Chhattisgarh, nine out of ten people found infected with the corona virus have recovered and gone home from the hospital. So far, a total of 2,303 possible people of corona virus have been identified and a sample investigation has been done. Out of this, results of two thousand 281 sample investigations have been received negatively. Investigation of 12 samples is going on.