Berhampur, Mar 19 (Local Wire): The district administration of Ganjam has now planned to give an impetus to their fight against the global pandemic of Coronavirus.
In their endevour, the top officials heading health care in the district have decided to expand the beds in isolation wards at different levels of health care setups in the district besides keeping a vigil at the inflow of migrants and suspected cases even in village level.
“We have decided to increase the beds under isolation wards from the existing three to 10 at the District Headquarter Hospital (DHH).
We have also asked the Community Health Centres (CHCs) to open dedicated COVID wards to cater to the present need, ” B Jagadeesh Patnaik, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Ganjam said.
While the district has not reported even a single case till date, 12 beds under isolation wards for COVID cases have also been dedicated at the MKCG Medical College in the district.
The officials have also alerted the officials and representatives of the rural areas to keep an eye on the inflow of migrants and report to the government on suspected cases.
It is said close to 7 lakh migrant workers from Ganjam alone work in several states of India.
The district administration also have planned to expedite the screening of persons in the area.