Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed to raise the testing capacity to 15,000 by 15th June, 2020 and to 20,000 by the end of this month
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lauded the efforts of the state machinery to increase the beds capacity in L-1, L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals to more than one lakh and testing capacity to ten thousand per day
Health services in Covid hospitals and other hospitals should be further strengthened
Adequate screening facilities at the railway stations as the train services are being resumed from 1st June, 2020.
Deploy adequate number of administrative, police and health officials for screening at railway stations
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed to write to the Railway Board to make available hand bills containing details of Corona prevention to all the labourers/workers
GPS system should be used in supply of food grain from godown to ration shops to maintain transparency
Ensure no case of any irregularity in weight and measure as well as in distribution of ration come up anywhere
State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) directed to make an action plan for use of technique and issuance of necessary alerts and forewarning
Destitute should be given financial help from Gram Pradhan Fund in rural areas
Principal Secretaries of Medical Education and Health department directed to maintain regular communication with Covid and Non-Covid hospitals
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has lauded the efforts of the state machinery to increase the beds capacity in L-1, L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals to more than one lakh, the most in the country, and testing capacity to ten thousand per day. He expected further strengthening the health services in Covid hospitals and other hospitals and directed to raise the testing capacity to 15,000 by 15th June, 2020 and to 20,000 by the end of this month.
The Chief Minister at a high-level Lockdown review meeting at his official residence on Sunday, said it was matter of satisfaction that every district in the state has L-1 and L-2 hospitals. He said now the L-1 hospital has oxygen facility beds besides general beds, while the L-2 Covid hospital has oxygen facility beds and ventilator facilities with the beds. It is quite satisfying that the testing capacity in the first week of March was only 50 and now we managed to take it to ten thousand testings per day.
The Chief Minister said that the adequate screening facilities will be set up at the railway stations as the train services are being resumed from June 1, 2020. He directed to deploy adequate number of administrative, police and health officials for screening at railway stations. He directed to write to the Railway Board to make available hand bills containing details of Corona prevention to all the labourers/workers so that they may be aware of the precautions they are required to take.
The Chief Minister also directed to make all the prior arrangements for the next phase of Food grain Distribution to be commenced on 1st June, 2020. He asked to maintain total transparency in supply of food grain from godowns to ration shops. For this the GPS system should be applied and the nodal officer to be deployed at village level to ensure transparency in the distribution.
The Chief Minister reiterated that all the needy persons should be provided food grain and ensure no person is left hungry. He also directed the officials to prepare new ration cards of the labourers/workers, so that they may get food grain. He asked to ensure no case of any irregularity in weight and measure as well as in distribution of ration come up anywhere. Also, the norms of Covid-19 prevention and social distancing should be maintained during food grain distribution, he added.
While observing the surveillance committees are helping in containing the infection to a great deal, he asked to keep these committees activated. A proper communication is to be maintained with these committees to get regular feedback. Asking to maintain supply chain, the Chief Minister said regular police patrolling is necessary to ensure successful implementation of lockdown social distancing and avoidance of crowd gathering. He directed to continue the sanitation work as being done. He also directed the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) to make an action plan for use of technique and issuance of necessary alerts and forewarning to prevent human and cattle loss.
The Chief Minister instructed that destitute should be given financial help from Gram Pradhan Fund and the destitute without food grain should be provided Rs one thousand as financial help. He also directed that any destitute suffering from serious ailment and has not been covered by Ayushman Bharat Yojana or Mukhyamantri Jan Arogya Yojana, he or she should be given Rs two thousand as immediate relief. Also, the treatment of such person should be arranged, he said further directing to provide Rs five thousand to the family if some destitute dies for his last rites from Gram Pradhan Fund.
The Chief Minister asked to expedite training for the Corona prevention to doctors and staff including paramedics as it is very important to get them trained against the infection. He said the paramedics should be informed about the range of infra-red thermometer and pulse oximeter to be used for the common man.
The Chief Minister asked the principal secretaries of Medical Education and Health departments to maintain regular communication with Covid and Non-Covid hospitals and ensure that the doctors take rounds of all the Covid hospitals on a regular basis. He said the proper cleanliness and sanitation in the hospitals to be maintained with adequate arrangements of bio-waste disposal.
He also directed to maintain proper supply of protective medical gears like PPE kits, N-95 masks, triple layer masks, Gloves and Sanitiser in the hospitals along with facilities of oxygen.
Those present in the meeting included the Chief Secretary Shri R.K. Tiwari, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Shri Alok Tandon, Additional Chief Secretary Home and Information Shri Awanish Kumar Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Sanjeev Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary Revenue Mrs. Renuka Kumar, Director General of Police Shri H.C. Awasthi, Principal Secretary Health Shri Amit Mohan Prasad, Principal Secretary MSME Shri Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Manoj Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Shri S.P. Goyal and Shri Sanjay Prasad, Secretary to Chief Minister Shri Alok Kumar, Director Information Shri Shishir and other senior officers.