Presentation on vaccination and preparations for the third wave
Bhopal, 20 June. MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that maximum people of the state will be vaccinated at the earliest to prevent the third wave of Corona infection. Health resources are constantly being enhanced to cope with the third wave. Chouhan was virtually addressing the eminent people including religious leaders in connection with Covid-19 Vaccination Maha Abhiyan.
Additional Chief Secretary Mohammed Suleman informed the meeting that 7, 000 vaccination centers would be set up in the state for the vaccination campaign on June 21. Wide publicity of these centers will be ensured so that people can easily reach these centers for vaccination on June 21. The process of delivering the vaccine to the remote areas of the state has started. Timely availability of vaccine will be ensured in remote districts like Sidhi, Singrauli. Government has fixed the target of 10 lakh vaccinations does on June 21 out of 14 lakh jabs available in the state on the under Vaccine Maha Abhiyan, he said.
The vaccination campaign would continue after June 21. Vaccination centers will be relocated from the villages and wards where the vaccination will be completed. In the presentation regarding the possibilities of the third wave of Corona infection, it was told that we may have to face the third wave probably in upcoming weeks 6 to 8 weeks. If Covid appropriate behaviour is not maintained then it is certain that there will be a hike in Corona cases. Talking about the Delta Plus variant, Suleman said new variants of the virus are emerging every day,
Approval has been granted for 112 Oxygen PSA plants in the state. By August 15, almost all the plants will be functional. District Collectors were instructed in the meeting to ensure arrangement of electricity connection for these plants in advance so that there is no delay in the implementation of the plants. 04 thousand 500 oxygen concentrators have been provided to different districts of the state. Apart from this, about 2 thousand 500 concentrators are being received from the Government of India and other sources. Concentrators will be provided to the districts as per their requirement.
Instructions were also given to the divisional commissioners to fill up the vacant posts of doctors and medical specialists in medical colleges. For this, suggestion to start the system of walk in interviews was given. All the vacancies of nurses in medical colleges will be filled by July. Their services should be taken for the children’s ward and other necessary places by giving them Covid related training immediately.