Administration To Set Up 100 Level-Ii Covid Beds In Jawaddi Government Hospital & Meritorious School
Dc And Mamta Ashu Take Stock Of Arrangements, Order Officials To Start Covid Care Facilities Soon
Ludhiana : Aimed at containing the ferocious second wave of the pathogen more efficaciously through makeshift Covid hospitals, the district administration has decided to set up 100 level-II beds (50 each) Government Meritorious School and Community Health Centre (CHC) Jawaddi.Inspecting both facilities along with Municipal Councillor Mamta Ashu, ADC (G) Amarjit Bains, SDM (West) Amrinder Singh Malhi, Civil Surgeon Dr Kiran Ahluwalia Gill, DMCH expert Dr Bishav Mohan, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma directed the officials to run the facilities as level-II Covid care facility and asked them to install piped oxygen supply, beds, ACs, and complete other compulsory requirements in both these places.Deputy Commissioner said both facilities have the necessary infrastructure and these must be utilized for the treatment of level-II patients to reduce the load on the other hospitals and helping them to convert their level-II beds to ICU beds.The Deputy Commissioner also took a round of various halls there and gave necessary directions to the officials and asked them to ensure Covid care centre in CHC Jawaddi starts by Thursday (May 6) and Meritorious School by next Monday.Mamta Ashu said that entire team of Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu is committed for providing best healthcare services to the residents. She said that she is personally monitoring the entire situation and that more such level-2 facilities would be set up in other parts of the district as well.Varinder Kumar Sharma said that the infrastructure in both buildings is being upgraded by roping in industrial associations like Chamber of Industrial & Commercial Undertakings (CICU) which is funding for the installation of piped oxygen supply lines.Sharma told that district administration is fully geared up to meet any situation arising due to Covid 19 pandemic and there is not a dearth of resources including sufficient availability of oxygen and other necessary drugs.He said that the administration needs the active support of the public to conquer the devastating second wave of Covid-19. He urged the people to exercise restraint and not get panic due to any reason besides strictly adhering to norms of social distancing, masking, and hand hygiene.