Patnaik, throughout a evaluate assembly over the COVID-19 state of affairs and its administration with Senior Authorities officers and Collectors, additionally directed to offer three months advance pension for all Social Security beneficiaries.
Through the assembly, the Chief Minister additionally expressed concern over numerous instances of black fungus in varied components of the nation and directed the authorities to be absolutely ready to cope with it. The chief minister additionally ordered the supply of skilled docs and drugs.
Equally, the Chief Minister directed all of the district hospitals, together with the medical faculties within the state, to establish sufferers with COVID and non-COVID Black Fungus sufferers and deal with them in separate wards.
Hoping that the variety of the COVID instances within the ongoing second wave will lower within the coming weeks, Patnaik mentioned, “Utilizing this expertise, we should be ready for the potential third wave.”
The Chief Minister additionally directed that particular preparations be made for the youngsters in every district.
“The constructive charge within the state is now lower than 15 per cent and the variety of constructive instances in most districts has additionally dropped. However there’s a want for extra testing in storm-affected areas,” he mentioned.
Patnaik requested to conduct a door-to-door consciousness marketing campaign on Could 24 and the collectors to take this very severely and begin treating the recognized sufferers on the idea of precedence.
Highlighting the vaccination, the Chief Minister mentioned, “Vaccines are the primary weapon to struggle in opposition to future waves and variants. Regardless of all of the obstacles, the federal government continues to make each effort to extend the availability of vaccines within the state.”
The Chief Minister hoped that the availability of vaccines would enhance by subsequent month.