The Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that the state government is preparing for the third COVID wave as reported today.
This is due to the fact that second wave put the country in worst situation and to avoid that Jharkhand already start preparing.
Soren said, ''Our government will not leave any stone unturned to create the best possible health infrastructure for our people and children. The third wave is anticipated but the government is preparing itself in advance to fight against the new wave." He added that: “The second wave was a lesson for us; it helped us find the loopholes in our health facilities. But, this time we are preparing ourselves in advance.”
In all the districts ICUs are being developed in all the Sadar Hospitals and few CHCs across the state. The child wards across government hospitals are also being equipped with modern medical facilities. The infected patients in rural areas will be able to access the best possible treatment, free of cost in their locality.
Official statement release stated: In Ranchi work for a 27-bed PICU has been completed, and at least 40 more beds will be added, while East Singhbhum district is arranging 30 beds for the paediatric intensive care unit. A 20-bed PICU facility has been completed in Koderma, while Giridih and Hazaribag are developing paediatric wards in community health centres and Sadar Hospitals of the districts.
The work for developing PICU facilities in Dhanbad and Khunti districts is in the advanced stage of completion. The PICU wards are being decorated with thematic artworks and paintings, and colourful curtains, bedsheets and covers used in these units.
Apart from this, television sets are being installed, storybooks and other learning materials have been arranged for and dedicated play areas are being created in the medical facilities.