CM reviews Covid-19 situation in State

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CM reviews Covid-19 situation in State

Monday, 25 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State with officials at the Veer Chandra Singh Garhwal Government medical college in Srinagar on Sunday. Along with arrangements in the medical college, Rawat also sought information about steps taken in Pauri district for protection from Covid-19.

Addressing the officials, the CM said that testing of those arriving from outside, as per the standards should be ensured. In addition to proper sanitisation, the quarantine rules must be followed to the letter. Strict action should be taken against those found violating the quarantine. Rawat said that all possible assistance should be provided to Gram Pradhans. Steps should also be taken to ensure that there is no shortage of ration for the poor and those coming from outside the state. Further, it must also be ensured that people wear mask mandatorily when coming out of their homes. Efforts should be undertaken consistently to make the people aware. The administration should be informed immediately in case there is any type of requirement, stressed the CM.

It was stated in the meeting that the bed capacity in HNB base hospital has been increased from 500 to 700. The hospital campus has been divided into two parts. Here, 200 beds have been kept for Covid-19 patients and 500 beds for non-Covid-19 patients. Suspected and confirmed patients wards in the 200 bedded Covid block have been prepared as per the guidelines of the government of India.

State minister for higher education, Dhan Singh Rawat, health and family welfare secretary Amit Singh Negi, Pauri district magistrate Dhiraaj Garbyal, senior superintendent of police DS Kunwar, chief medical officer Dr Manoj Bahukhandi, principal Dr Chandra Mohan Singh Rawat and base hospital medical superintendent Dr KP Singh among others were also present in the meeting.

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