The Madhya Pradesh government (Madhya Pradesh government) is now preparing to grapple with the third wave of pandemic Kovid-19. For this, preparations are being made to provide 360 ICU beds for children across the state. This information was given by Minister Vishwas Kailash Sarang on Monday. Recently, health experts warned about a third wave of coronavirus infection in the country which could affect children as well.
On Sunday, State Medical Education Minister Kailash Sarang interacted with superintendents and other senior officials of various government medical colleges through video conferencing and reviewed the preparations being made for the third wave. The minister directed the officials to procure necessary equipment immediately. Funds will soon be given to medical colleges for this.
Sarang said, 'We are preparing to deal with a possible third wave of the Kovid-19 epidemic as it may affect children. We will arrange 360 beds in various medical colleges of the state. He has also instructed the officers to keep sufficient stock of medicines, injections, and other essentials. He has also been said to provide 1000 oxygen concentrators in 13 government medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh. During the meeting, it was decided that 1,267 beds would be arranged with 767 ICU / HDU (high dependency units) beds. On Sunday, 11,051 new cases were reported in the state, and 86 infected people died. After this, the total number of infected people in the state so far has risen to 6,71,763 and the total death toll is 6,420.
According to the information given by the Union Health Ministry on Monday morning, the number of cases of infection across the country in the last 24 hours is 3,66,161 and the death toll is 3,754. With this, the total number of infected people in the country so far stood at 2,26,62,575.