Noida: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the battle against Corona is being fought on a war footing and effectively. This is the reason that the active cases of corona in the state are decreasing rapidly. Our action plans are ready to deal with a possible third wave of Corona. We are working with utmost care. Directives have been issued to form dedicated ICUs to counter the third wave, especially in community health centers, district hospitals and medical colleges for women and children.
To further curb the spread of the deadly virus and to minimise its devastating impact, the state has been equipping itself to fight the anticipated third Covid wave with complete preparedness, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while addressing various eminent media personalities and later on in a press conference on Sunday at Noida Film City.
As per predictions, the third Covid wave could severely affect the children, women and the vulnerable groups.
Reacting to the expert assessments on a probable third wave, immediate directions have been issued to ramp up the health infrastructure in all the Community Health Centres and set up paediatric ICUs with a minimum capacity of 100 beds in all the districts for proper and special care of the children. With this, directions have been given to set up additionally in the medical colleges.
In order to ‘Break The Chain’ of the transmission, the state under its rigorous T3 regime- Trace , Test and Treat’ has conducted over 4.46 crore tests so far. Over 2.5 lakh daily tests are being carried out on a regular basis.
To contain the spread of the virus in rural pockets of Uttar Pradesh, according to the instructions, Health workers along with surveillance committee members are visiting each household to examine and trace persons with symptoms and give them medical kits consisting of medicines for COVID -19 More than 4 lakh members of surveillance committees are conducting door-to-door tests, enabling early detection, isolation and treatment and keeping the virus from spreading further in more than 97000 villages.