Instructed them to strengthen the treatment facilities and increase beds and ventilators
Officer on Special Duty Dr. Vinod Rao had a video conference with district collectors in view of the steep increase of patients from other districts admitted in Vadodara. He instructed them to strengthen the treatment facilities and increase beds and ventilators.
Dr. Rao had a video conference with Collectors of Bharuch, Panchmahals, Dahod, Chotaudaipur, Narmada, Anand, Kheda, Mahisagar in view of the steep increase in patients from other districts admitted in Hospitals of Vadodara in last two days. Most of them occupy ICU and Ventilator beds in the city.
He instructed them to strengthen Door to Door Surveillance, Home Based COVID Care, COVID Hospitals and particularly to increase ICU beds and Ventilators. We will ensure proper coordination between all districts of Central Gujarat to ensure that all facilities, manpower and equipments available with all of us is pooled and put to optimum use, said Dr. Rao.
Dr. Rao had a review meeting with hospital inspection team on Tuesday, which covered 75 private hospitals in last three days. About 650 patients were identified for discharge jointly by hospitals and their team and all of them have started Home Based COVID Care by Sanjeevani Raths.
This has reduced the speed of increase in Hospitalized Patients in last three days. The Teams will cover all remaining Hospitals in the next two days, added Dr. Rao.