Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to conduct the door-to-door survey work with full sincerity. For this, the additional teams may be deployed if required. He said that the testings and contact tracing are important components of Covid-19 control hence should be taken up in an expeditious manner.
Presiding over a high-level unlock review meeting at Lok Bhawan on Saturday, he said that all the medical equipments including ventilators should remain functional in all the Covid hospitals. The hospitals must have at least 48- hour oxygen backup. He directed to the Additional Chief Secretary, Health and the Additional Chief Secretary, Rural Development and Panchyati Raj to hold meeting with the DM, CMO, CDO and Nagar Aayukt of Lucknow to prepare an effective action plan to control the spread of Covid-19 in the state capital. CM said that the extra attention is required in Lucknow in view of Covid-19. Asking to keep all Covid beds in Lucknow ready, he directed SGPGI, KGMU and RML Institute of Medical Sciences to use their full capacity in treating Covid patients. The private Covid hospitals in Lucknow should adhere to the norms and have all the facilities. He stressed the need to intensify the police patrolling.
He said that the online OPD service by the Health Ministry, Government of India ‘e-Sanjeevani” has been proving to very useful. The patients in a large number have benefited from this mobile APP service. He directed to do widespread publicity of ‘e-Sanjeevani ‘ so that more and more persons get benefit of this service. Chief Minister instructed to make all proper arrangements for the NEET exam in the state. Make sure that no examinee faces any hassle. CM directed the Chief Veterinary Officer to inspect cow shelters regularly in their respective districts. He further directed the excise and police departments to take strict action against those who were involved in hooch tragedy of Meerut and Baghpat recently. He asked to take action under NSA, if deems necessary.