Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces Janata curfew till April 30

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he himself will talk to the Corona patients living in the home isolation to get information regarding the guidance, treatment, medical kit and their level of satisfaction. The in-charge ministers have also been instructed to monitor the arrangements of the District Command and Control Centre and to keep in touch with the patients by phone. Continuous feedback about the system will be taken from these patients. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that effective implementation of Janata curfew is necessary in every city, street-locality, village till April 30 to break the chain of corona infection. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing the core group meeting today through video conferencing regarding prevention and arrangements of corona from the residence. Indore, Jabalpur and Tikamgarh were specially reviewed.

Necessary to develop public trust in Covid Care Centers

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that by making effective the system of home isolation and covid care centre, the burden of hospitals will be reduced. It is necessary to develop trust in public regarding the arrangement of Covid Care Centres. This will help reduce the increasing burden on hospitals. Proper arrangements will be ensured in hospitals to control the growing infection of corona and to treat very serious patients. In the districts where the infection is more, under Kill Corona Campaign-2, door-to-door survey, identification of people with possible symptoms, their tests and treatment should be arranged. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also directed to arrange songs, music, bhajans etc. to give a positive atmosphere to the corona patients and to maintain optimism.

Reduction in corona cases recorded

It was informed in the meeting that today is the first day in the present scenario of Corona when the number of cases has come down. There are 160 cases less than yesterday. Today 12 thousand 727 cases were reported. Similarly, today 8 thousand 937 persons became healthy and were discharged. Both these figures are positive in the present scenario. The state’s positivity rate has also come down. It was 25.3 percent yesterday. Which is 24.8 percent today.

Oxygen supply continues

It was informed in the video conference that 414 metric tonnes of oxygen was supplied in the state yesterday. While consumption was 375 MT. The system of supply has been ensured to meet the demand of oxygen till 30 April. After coordination with the Central Government, the supply of oxygen through tankers from various places continues. With this, PSA type oxygen plants will be set up by May 16 in 13 districts, by May 23 in 09 districts and by July 20 in 15 districts. A pipeline is also being arranged to increase oxygen beds in district and community health centres.

Medical kit should be provided immediately

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan directed that medical kits should be provided immediately to any person who shows initial symptoms of corona. Action should be taken under NSA against black marketers and illegal hoarders of essential drugs including Remdesivir. Ensure strict police action.

Advisory for 10 percent attendance for central offices

Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains informed that the Central Government offices have been requested to work with 10 percent attendance. Advisory has also been issued in this regard. The operation of 124 Covid Care Centres has started in 51 districts of the state. There is a provision of 07 thousand 93 beds in these. The District Command and Control Centre has reached to 94 percent of patients. Information about empty beds is being provided and doctors are talking to the patients living in the home isolation twice a day.

Positivity rate stabilized in Indore

The condition of Indore, Jabalpur and Tikamgarh has been specially reviewed in the video conference. Indore’s positivity rate has started stabilizing since last week. It remains around 20 percent. Indore collector informed that the number of people getting healthy and discharged is also increasing. 80 doctors have been entrusted with the responsibility of communicating with the people living in the home isolation system. Every day 10 to 11 thousand people are given the necessary advice over the phone twice. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan praised the effective public curfew in Indore and said that the efforts made to break the transition are commendable.

Special focus on Jabalpur

Expressing concern over the 30 percent positivity rate of Jabalpur, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan instructed to make every effort to control it. The arrangements for hospitals in Jabalpur, available beds, oxygen supply, status of essential medicines including Remdesivir were also reviewed. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan instructed the Tikamgarh Collector to ensure effective arrangements to isolate people coming from outside at the village level to prevent the spread of infection in the villages.

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