'Div Com Jammu conducts holistic review of emerging Covid scenario with professionals'

Div Com Jammu conducts holistic review of emerging Covid scenario with professionals

By: JKatLive News
1/16/2022 12:29:46 AM

Jammu :

JAMMU, JANUARY 15: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Saturday chaired a meeting of all Deputy Commissioners, Principals of all GMCs, Director Health Services Jammu, MD NHM, MD JKMSCL, all Chief Medical Officers and other stakeholder departments to take holistic review of the emerging Covid situation and preparedness to tackle the 3rd wave.

The Divisional Commissioner directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure that all newly installed Liquid Medical Oxygen plants are made functional in the districts. He also directed MD NHM and ERA officers to get all the dysfunctional Oxygen plants repaired under PM Cares, ERA plants. It was informed that over 53000 LPM installed capacity is available in the division.

To ensure properly functioning oxygen plants, the Div Com directed the DCs to depute adequate trained staff to man the supply. It was informed that NHM has trained health functionaries for ensuring proper functioning of oxygen plants in the districts.

During the meeting, Managing Director, NHM gave a detailed powerpoint presentation and apprised the Divisional Commissioner about the overall Covid situation in the division with regard to testing rates, positivity rate, vaccination status, blocks with high positivity rates and other important issues. The Health experts expressed optimism and said that the situation was under control but rejected any room for complacency.