UP CM holds meeting with “COVID-19 management team-11”
Dharshana Kathiresan, INN/Chennai, @Infodeaofficial
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting on June 7, Sunday with the officers of ‘COVID-19 management team-11’ and supervised them to inspect all hospitals regularly.
“All the COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 hospitals must be regularly inspected,” said Adityanath in the meeting.
He mentioned that specific schemes would be brought to force from June 15 to support the laborers and provide them with job opportunities.
“Once the development projects of expressways, medical colleges, universities, roads, etc begin, the low-wage workers could be paid,” the Chief Minister added.
While evaluating the lockdown measures, he directed that effective police patrolling should be maintained in the border areas, highways, and expressways, as that would help in preventing accidents. The CM stressed the utility of foot-patrolling in the markets.
He also visited Gorakhpur and Basti districts on Sunday and inspected the emergency wards of government hospitals, according to a statement issued by the CMO.
Earlier on May 21, Adityanath directed the concerned officials in the state to increase the number of beds in COVID-19 hospitals to one lakh by the end of May.
According to that press release, “the UP CM expressed satisfaction over the availability of 78,033 beds in L1, L2 and L3 COVID hospitals in the state and directed to increase the number of beds to 1 lakh by the end of May.”
He also asked the officials to make sure that the doctors take regular inspections of COVID hospitals. He directed the availability of PPE kits, N-95 masks, three-layer masks, sanitizers, medicines and other necessary equipment as per hospital requirements, to increase the number of tests for COVID-19 to 10,000 tests per day, to establish a testing lab in every district so that more testing could be done, the District Magistrate and District Supply Officer of all districts to ensure the availability of food grains to all needy families.