The Palghar district administration on Wednesday urged residents to postpone all non-emergency and non-COVID-19 medical procedures. In an attraction, district collector Dr. Manik Gursal stated this can release beds for COVID-19 sufferers who want instant remedy, as infections are growing quickly within the district.
The collector additionally issued a set of pointers to be adopted by residents and others in social distancing and sanitizing. Meanwhile, Vikramgad MLA Sunil Bhusara donated 12 ambulances purchased utilizing his MLA fund to the district well being division.
The variety of ambulances obtainable within the district’s distant tribal areas was inadequate and plenty of extra had been wanted to transport sufferers from villages to hospitals and the well being heart, he stated.
Thane district collector Rajesh Narvekar has arrange a round the clock struggle room to cope with the scarcity of oxygen, it was said. The struggle room can be manned by a group of FDA officers who will monitor the procurement, storage, and distribution of oxygen.
They will even hold a tab on sufferers and their progress at hospitals. According to official information, Palghar district has recorded 60,665 COVID-19 instances, together with 1,269 casualties, whereas Thane’s tally of infections stood at 3,90,124 with 6,760 fatalities.