LK Atique secretary in charge of the district held a meeting regarding the issues related to containing COVID-19 in Belagavi distirct.
Mr. Atique has given strict instructions to the Health Department officials to take appropriate surveillance of senior citizens with respiratory diseases, fever, and other infections.
Getting medical care is a burden for those suffering from blood pressure, diabetes, heart, and kidney disease. Therefore, action should be taken to provide necessary medical facilities to such people in government and private hospitals.
All private hospitals in the district should provide medical care to the public with appropriate precautions.
People who do not have Covid-19 infection should not be deprived of medical facilities. Mr.Atique also instructed to start a laboratory for the examination of throat fluid at BIMS Hospital.
Action for violating the Quarantine Guidelines:
District Collector Dr SB Bommanahalli explained that a case is being registered against the violators of the Quarantine Guidelines.
There are 45 active containment zones. Currently, none of the active cases are on the ventilator. He said private clinics and hospitals have already been instructed to provide medical facilities to others other than Covid-19 infection.
District Health and Family Welfare Dr. Muniyal said that all the new cases are related to persons who have returned from Maharashtra and other states.