11th April, 2021
The central government is not satisfied with the efforts and methods of controlling the corona epidemic in Chhattisgarh. The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has sent a letter to the state Health Department asking them to improve it. The Union Secretary has expressed concern over the lack of adequate oxygen supply in the state.
Health Secretary sent a letter based on the report of the central team
This letter has been sent by the Union Health Secretary based on the report of the central teams that visited Chhattisgarh. It also mentions the deficiencies found by the central team in various districts here. According to sources, the rules of corona control are not completely followed in the state. People are extremely careless about physical distance and masks. Corona investigation has been asked to take corrective measures on the reports regarding infrastructures of hospitals, healthcare workforce and immunization.
According to the sources, according to the report, negligence has been taken on declaring the Containment Zone in Raipur and Jashpur. The shortage of health workers in Durg, Rajnandgaon, and Jashpur is also mentioned in the report. Similarly, negligence has been said in contact tracing in Korba district. At the same time, there is also a report of the late meeting in the RTPCR test report in Durg, Balod, and Korba.
Central team revealed flaws
- Negligence on declaring Containment Zone in Raipur and Jashpur
- Shortage of health workers in Durg, Rajnandgaon, and Jashpur.
- Correct tracing not being done properly in the Korba district.
- Delay in RTPCR test report in Durg, Balod, and Korba