Over 68,500 active cases in state

19-04-2021


Bhopal: Active cases are constantly increasing in the state. According to the latest report of the Health Department, there are 68,576 active cases in the state. This figure is just 1,223 less than Delhi. There are 69,799 active cases in Delhi. In Madhya Pradesh, the rate of infection has reached 22.83%. Whereas in Delhi it is 24%. 68 percent of active cases are in home isolation and 32 percent in hospitals.

Injection supply from aircraft
Chief Minister Chouhan has said in a review meeting that arrangements should be made to ensure prompt supply of Remdesivir injection through aircraft. Hetero Company has been given order for one lakh Remdesivir injections. 
Chouhan has issued instructions to ensure that Corona test, CT scan and Corona treatment should be conducted at the same rate prescribed by private labs, hospitals. Rates of test and treatment should be displayed outside the hospital. Action should be taken against hospitals which charge more than the prescribed rates.

There should be no queue for testing
CM Chouhan directed to increase Corona testing capacity in government and private labs. Also, arrangements should be such in these labs so that no one has to line up to get Corona test done.

Covid Care Centers started in all districts
As many as 110 Covid Care Centers with 6153 beds have been started in all the districts of the state. Chief Minister Chouhan directed that patients who do not have a place in their house for home isolation, should be kept in CCC. All arrangements of medicines, tea, breakfast, food etc. should be up to the mark here.
Chouhan said that the home isolation system should be made so strong that patients need not visit the hospital. Home Isolation should have continuous monitoring with kit of medicines, telemedicine as well. Talk to the patients twice a day. 
Free medicine kits will be distributed to the patients living in home isolation through urban bodies in urban areas and panchayats in rural areas. At present, 44 thousand 999 patients are in home isolation in the state.