UP Govt to restarts Meerut Covid command centre
Meerut: The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to activate the Integrated Covid Command Centre (ICCC) in Meerut after ten persons of a family tested positive for Covid in the district . Health officials said that the surveillance teams have also been asked to gear-up and an intensive checking campaign will be conducted across the district.Also Read:On first day of work, 18-year-old...
Meerut: The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to activate the Integrated Covid Command Centre (ICCC) in Meerut after ten persons of a family tested positive for Covid in the district .
Health officials said that the surveillance teams have also been asked to gear-up and an intensive checking campaign will be conducted across the district.
Meanwhile the passengers coming from other states will also be screened at railway stations and bus stands.
The chief medical officer, Dr Akhilesh Mohan, has directed the district hospital and medical college to ensure availability of adequate oxygen beds.
The action comes after ten members of a family in Saket area were among the 20 fresh cases of Covid reported in Meerut in the past two days.
All of them are in home isolation. Dr Ashok Taliyan, divisional surveillance officer (DSO), said that out of the 10, one member was found with a recent travel history.
With this, the tally of active cases in the district has reached 38.
The health department has also requested the police and the district administration to ensure strict compliance with the Covid-related protocols in public places.
Medical Dialogues team had earlier published that Uttar Pradesh Çhief Minister Yogi Adityanath has stressed strengthening the health sector in the state and directed officials to appoint 10,000 paramedics in the next six months and work on a plan to set up 10,000 new health sub-centres over five years.
He also asked officials to work on a plan to prepare 100-bed hospitals in all assembly constituencies and start e-hospitals in the next two years.
Terming paramedical staff as the "spine of the health system", Adityanath, while addressing a meeting, said, "We have seen the importance of paramedics during the Covid pandemic. The health department should appoint 10,000 paramedics in the next six months." "The appointments should be in a transparent manner through the UP Subordinate Service Selection Board," he said.
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