The Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel attended the Chief Ministers Meeting organized by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi through video conferencing from his residence office here today. The meeting reviewed measures to prevent and prevent corona infection in various states and discussed preparations and action plans for the introduction of vaccine in the near future.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel told in the meeting that the condition of corona infection in the state is under control. 23 thousand tests are being done daily. There was no corona infection before in rural areas. Later, something has increased. Mitanins here have done well in preventing corona infection. There has been an increase in the number of oxygen facility beds and ICU beds in hospitals. All medical colleges have RTPCR facility. Four new labs have been established for testing. After the month of October, there has been a decline in the new caso of Corona. The corona caso has decreased by 50 percent. No reduction in testing has been done. He said that in the month of July there were 4 percent positive cases in the state, 8 percent in August, 15 percent in September, 10.5 percent in October, 7 percent in November. Death rate was one percent in October-November. The Chief Minister said that initially there were very few cases of corona in Chhattisgarh, but the infection increased due to those coming from other states. He said that oxygen plots would be set up in medical colleges.
Health Minister Shri T.S. Singhdev, Home Minister Shri Tamradhwaj Sahu, Chief Secretary Shri RP Mandal, Director General of Police Shri DM. Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Subrata Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary Health Mrs. Renuji Pillay, Director of National Health Mission Dr. Priyanka Shukla and Director Health Mr. Neeraj Bansod were present.