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Yogi Directs Officials To Start Proceedings To Link Medical Institutes With Virtual ICUs
LUCKNOW || Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to start proceedings to link Medical Institutes with the virtual ICUs. By using the technology in such a way, the serious patients may get treatment by able and experienced doctors. He also asked to keep ventilators/High Flow Nasal Canula (HFNC) functional in all the districts.
Presiding over a high-level unlock review meeting here in Lok Bhawan on Thursday, he also directed to adopt effective strategy to control Corona spread in the districts where 100 or more cases are found in the last one week.
The Chief Minister directed the Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretaries of Home, Health and Medical Education along with medical experts to have a detailed discussion to finalise the action plan in this regard. He reiterated to nominate nodal officers in these districts with deployment of Special Secretary rank officers with each of the nodal officer.
The Chief Minister asked to maximise the contact tracing for effective control on Covid infection. He also asked to target high risk groups and put them to tests. He said one third of the total Covid tests per day should be conducted through RTPCR and the rest by Rapid Antigen method. He further directed to augment number of beds in Covid L-2 and L-3 hospitals.
Adityanath also said to take up enforcement exercise to check observance of social distancing and use of masks norms actively. Create micro-containment zones as and where required. He asked to ensure that the public address systems should be functional all the time to spread awareness about Corona protection and the prevailing traffic rules.
The Chief Minister directed to maintaining the availability of all the protective gears including masks, PPE kits and sanitiser and the medicines, testing kits used in the treatment. He said the Health department should also review these requirements from time to time. He also laid stress on sanitisation and cleanliness.