Assign COVID-19 patients to beds in three hours, Jagan told Collectors

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Hospitals should be divided into clusters; flying squads to review health facilities

Prime Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has asked district collectors to ensure that beds are allocated to coronavirus patients within three hours of the call. He said collectors should be vigilant of the surge in infections, with a focus on measures to control the spread of the virus.

During Tuesday’s weekly Spandana complaint program meeting, Jagan Mohan Reddy said the lockdown had hit citizens’ lives and that the fight against the pandemic could be won with a concerted plan of action.

“Lockdown had dealt a blow to the people and the economy of the state, resulting in a loss of 20,000 crore to the treasury. But people in the state had suffered a loss of £ 80,000, ”said Jagan Mohan Reddy, adding that vaccinations are a surefire way to fight the pandemic.

Vaccination drive

Approximately 11.30 lakh people over the age of 45 were given two doses of the vaccine, while 45.48 lakh people received the first shock. The government will vaccinate everyone in the 18 to 45 age group for free.

“Make sure that services and call centers are working properly. It should be a one-stop solution for all COVID-19 issues, ”said Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Jagan Mohan Reddy checked the availability of beds in the COVID care centers and said 355 hospitals had been identified with a bed capacity of 28,377, of which 17,901 beds were occupied.

COVID officers

One of the key decisions made during the meeting was the appointment of Joint Collectors, WS / VS and Development as COVID officers. The Joint Collectors have been given the authority to inspect all hospitals, COVID care centers, help desks and Aarogyasri hospitals, etc.

The Prime Minister also urged collectors to ensure that 59 COVID care centers with 33,327 beds in the state are functioning properly. “Make sure that the people in the COVID Care Centers feel at home. Have empathy for them and create a sense of wellbeing, ”he said.

He also asked the collectors to divide the COVID hospitals into clusters and to appoint those responsible for them. Flying squads should be appointed to inspect the hospitals.

“Make sure all medical personnel and paramedics are appointed within 48 hours. COVID-appropriate behavior is a must at all public events. We cannot allow more than 50 people to be gathered in one place. Make sure there are crowds in parks, gyms and stadiums now, ”said Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy also checked the MGNREGS work, the construction of buildings of the village and station secretariat, Rythu Bharosa Kendras, Dr. YSR clinics and milk cooling systems.

Ministers Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas, Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy, Botcha Satyanarayana, Secretary of the City Council Y. Srilakshmi, DGP D. Gautam Sawang and senior officials attended the meeting.

“Book those who spread the wrong news”

Prime Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy warned the Superintendents of Police (SPs) on Tuesday that false news about COVID-19 is causing panic among the people and urged the Superintendents of Police (SPs) to take decisive action against those who ” Trigger false alarms.

“The state COVID control room publishes an official bulletin every day. However, people panic when they see the wrong reports of deaths. I insist that the official figures are taken into account, ”he said.

The Chief Minister asked the SPs to register cases and arrest those involved in spreading fake news.

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