In view of the increasing cases of corona in Chhattisgarh, the battle has also been intensified. The state government has decided to set up oxygen plants in all medical colleges and increase 100 beds in High Dependency Unit (HDO). It can cost from Rs 80 lakh to Rs 1.5 crore to set up a plant. Tenders will be done in 5 days for this.
After the review meeting of Kovid-19 Hospitals in the Circuit House, Health Minister TS Singhdev said that the oxygen plant of Raipur Medical College will be updated. At the same time, oxygen plant will be set up in 9 medical colleges of the state. It also includes three newly formed medical colleges. At the same time the number of ventilators will also be increased.
Arrangements were divided into 10 sections, on one IAS responsibility,
Health Minister Singhdev told that arrangements have been divided into 10 sections to fight Kovid-19. This includes hospital beds, ambulances, food and other facilities. The responsibility of each section is given to an IAS officer. Those who meet daily will overcome the shortage. At the same time, 30 beds of HDO are available in the district hospital and 100 beds in the medical college.
Kovid-19 beds for 19 patients
- There are 29 Kovid Hospitals and 186 Covid Care Centers in the state.
- 19 private hospitals are also treating Kovid patients. It has 1304 beds.
- Kovid hospitals have 2775 General, 406 ICU and 370 HDU beds.
Medical officers will be recruited for 300 posts
On the instructions of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the Finance Department of the state has agreed to recruit medical officers for 300 posts. Health Minister Singhdev said that these posts of health services were vacant. Advertisement has also been released for this. Health Department officials said that now there will be 30270 beds for the patients.