- CNM Reporter
District Collector Samba Siva Rao said that steps have been taken to ensure treatment for all the patients in the district in view of the increase in Covid patients. The government and the private sector have ensured the treatment of the existing situation without utilizing the maximum capacity. He was addressing media through a virtual media conference.
The district level full-time war room is functioning to continuously monitor the medical facilities including ICU, ventilator and oxygen systems. The Covid treatment plan is designed with the necessary precautions to treat up to 75,000 patients. In addition to the government-run medical centers at Medical College, IMCH, Beach Hospital and PMSSY Block, private hospitals such as MIMS, Iqra, Baby Memorial and Malabar Medical College are also partners with the district administration in Covid treatment. The taluk hospitals have been ready for months with facilities that can be used at any stage.
Steps have been taken to make the entire worm available on the Covid Vigilance Portal for coordination of Covid disease treatment and prevention measures.
3688 beds are now ready for use in various Covid hospitals. Oxygen availability is also required.
The availability of ventilators, ICU beds and other beds in public and private hospitals in the district will be updated at four hour intervals. The war room is functioning to ensure the availability of oxygen. Hospitals with individual coordinators under the district administration to monitor and implement treatment facilities
Has been assigned.
Of the 38 Covid hospitals in the district, 685 beds are currently vacant out of the allotted. There are currently 60 ICU beds, 38 ventilators and 360 beds with oxygen available. The nine government hospitals alone have 194 beds, 37 ICU beds and 29 ventilators. 13 c. F. L. T. There are 492 vacant beds in Sikhs.
There is a strong system in place to confirm the disease and closely monitor those who stay at home. For this, the district collector said that it is mandatory for individuals to wear the mask at home as it is more prevalent in homes where Covid disease is prevalent. People who have been in contact with patients and have symptoms remain at home regardless of the severity of the situation. This causes the whole household to become infected. The District Collector directed the local bodies to make it compulsory for the sick to be relocated to domicile care centers or FLTCs.