Consultation held with Medical Experts regarding measures to be taken for prevention of COVID infection
Chief Minister gives instructions to increase the number of oxygen equipped beds in hospitals
Raipur (the states. news) Chief Minister today held a discussion with the cabinet members and the leaders of various communities and social organization about the current challenging circumstances in the state due to COVID infection. Chief Minister interacted with the community representatives in five Divisional Headquarters via video conference and informed them about the serious issue of rising COVID infection in the state. Chief Minister asked the community leaders and representatives for their suggestions in this scenario. He requested them to motivate people for COVID test and vaccination, and for strict compliance to the precautionary measures such as wearing mask, maintaining physical distance and washing hands frequently. Health Minister Mr. T.S. Singhdev, Home Minister Mr. Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Mr. Ravindra Choubey, School Education Minister Dr. Premasai Singh Tekam, Excise Minister Mr. Kawasi Lakhma, Food Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Daharia, Revenue Minister Mr. Jaysingh Agrawal, Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Anila Bhendia, Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudra Kumar, Advisor to the Chief Minister Mr. Rajesh Tiwari and Chief Secretary Mr. Amitabh Jain also attended the video conference.
Mr. Baghel appealed all the community leaders and the representatives of social organizations to support and cooperate with the government in prevention and control of this COVID-crisis. He said that last year, we successfully controlled the spread of COVID infection with the active cooperation of all the sections of society. We need the same kind of support and cooperation from all the sections of society at present to overcome this crisis once again. Chief Minister also appealed for financial, material and voluntary support for increasing the number of oxygen-equipped beds in hospitals and covid care centers as well as for providing food and other facilities to the needy in locked-down areas. (media saheb.com)