- High-level meeting by Prime Minister Modi
- Accused of wasting unused ventilators
- Ventilator use training is required for healthcare workers
- Instructions to pay attention to rural areas
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has urged the state government to immediately look into the issue of ventilators and their operations. Narendra Modi Has said. He made the announcement at a high-level meeting on Saturday on the country’s Covid situation.
“The Prime Minister has taken seriously the issue of the use of ventilators in storage in some states and directed them to immediately audit the installation and operation of the central government-supplied ventilators. The Prime Minister also suggested that health workers should be trained again on proper management of ventilators, if necessary, ”the official said.
Local-level containment strategies are needed this time. The prime minister suggested that testing should be increased in areas with high positivity rates. He suggested strengthening health care resources in rural areas as the infection spread to rural villages.
The government has advised the districts to focus on home-to-home inspection and inspection to increase their capacity to provide Asha and Anganwadi workers with the necessary equipment to augment the fight against Covid in rural areas.
At the meeting, the prime minister pointed out to officials that it is important to adequately monitor the supply of oxygen to rural areas.