“Post Covid care should also be arranged in Covid Care Centres” – Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the corona patients who need post-covid care after being cured, should be cared at the Covid Care Centres. Necessary treatment will be provided to such persons at these centres according to the doctor’s advice. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that necessary arrangements are being made in view of the increasing cases of black fungus. The district administration stay alert to prevent black marketing and hoarding of useful medicines for this disease. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was discussing the situation of Corona after the meeting of the Cabinet. The virtual meeting of the Cabinet began with the recitation of Vande Maratam. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan attended the meeting from his residence. Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains was also present. Additional Chief Secretary Health Shri Mohammad Suleman made a presentation on the situation of Corona. Cabinet members and officials attended the meeting through video conferencing.

Obtain the services of Corona Volunteers

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that prompt redressal of complaints received under Mukhyamantri Covid Upchar Yojana should be ensured. Services of Corona Volunteers should be obtained to communicate with Corona patients and create a positive environment. The ‘Yoga se Nirog’ programme is effective in post-Covid care. Therefore, a system should be put in place for its timely implementation and continuous monitoring.

More than 3 lakh 23 thousand medical kits distributed

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that there should be constant monitoring of the patients living in the home isolation; arrangements should be made to provide advice etc. to them for the necessary treatment. In the presentation made before the Cabinet, it was told that 95.3% of the people living in home isolation are in constant contact. So far, medical kits have been distributed to 2 lakh 49 thousand 607 people in urban areas and 73 thousand 744 people in rural areas.

Conduct Kill Corona campaign seriously

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the Kill Corona campaign should be conducted with utmost seriousness to control the corona in rural areas. In the state, 25 thousand 433 Covid patients are being treated free of cost. Of these, 19 thousand 901 in government hospitals, 2602 in contracted private hospitals and 2930 patients are receiving free treatment under the Mukhyamantri Covid Upchar Yojana. During the discussion on Corona, suggestions were also made by the members of the Council of Ministers.