COVID-19 | 'Centre sending ventilators, medical items through air cargo'

Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Atal Dulloo today stressed on the need for timely interventions and directed the officials to prepare a combined comprehensive format detailing any issues/problems – to be updated daily.

An official statement said coordination teams have been constituted to ensure movement of essential goods and services, and to overcome the difficulties arising out of restrictive/ prohibitory measure.

Dullo said this combined report should include statistical data and figures, details of patients quarantined/under surveillance/number of beds, PPE, masks, etc available/number of recoveries among other pertinent details, permission granted/industries, manufacturing units functional among all other relevant details pertinent to each and every department as part of the task force.

Information department was asked to regularly publicize the helpline numbers on social media as well as in Print and electronic media at UT, Division, District and Local level.

The meeting was also informed that the Centre  is sending ventilators and other medical facilities to both Jammu and Srinagar today through air cargo service.

He was also informed that a number of doctors, paramedical, nurses have applied for joining in GMC- Srinagar and GMC Jammu, DHS-Jammu and DHS Srinagar. He asked the concerned to maintain proper database/details of the augmented Human Resource, besides directing for intensifying contact tracing and surveillance process, especially in red Zone areas.