Chhattisgarh has got its first quarantine centre reserved for pregnant women who have returned from other states following the Covid-19 lockdown, and it now houses eight inmates.
This follows the instructions of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who wants special quarantine centres for pregnant mothers, children and senior citizens.
The first centre for pregnant women has come up in Kesla village in Bilaspur district. The women housed there get necessary medical facilities, with female doctors and nurses in attendance, an offcial statement on Saturday said.
Along with health check-up of the women, their samples have been collected for corona test. The pregnant women get nutritious food, tea and snacks, the statement said..
The centre is cleaned thrice a day to prevent infection. The women have also been vacicinated.
The Chief Minister is personally monitoring the quarentine centers in the state. He recently interacted with labourers, women and sarpanch of vilages besides District Collectors.