Agra steps up anti-covid measures, beds and oxygen plans being put in


India on Saturday reported its fourth case of newly occurred Omicron variant with the newest reported in Mumbai the place a 33-year-old man who returned from South Africa by way of Dubai and Delhi was examined and located constructive with the Covid-19 Omicron variant. Beforehand, on the identical day, a 72-year-old man who returned from Zimbabwe was additionally discovered constructive with the Omicron variant in Gujarat’s Jamnagar.

Because the nation gears up for the brand new wave of the lethal coronavirus, many hospitals and well being departments of the states are getting ready for the worst-case situations amid the incidence of the brand new Omicron variant.

Chief Medical Officer in UP’s Agra Arun Shrivastava has mentioned that the well being division within the metropolis has began getting ready for the brand new Covid variant. Including that oxygen vegetation and oxygen beds are being arrange at SN Medical Faculty and District Hospital. “There was a scarcity of oxygen throughout the second wave however this time we’re ready,” he mentioned.

Reportedly, town administration has additionally upgraded its anti-Covid mechanism to topic travellers to RT-PCR assessments at bus and railway stations and monuments, an Agra Well being Division official mentioned on Thursday (Dec 2).

“We’ve got additionally organized services for vaccination on the Taj Mahal and Agra Cantt Railway Station, in addition to another locations,” mentioned Agra Chief Medical Officer Arun Kumar Srivastava.

Apart from on the Taj Mahal and varied metropolis railway stations, foreigners can avail Covid vaccination additionally on the district’s city and rural well being centres authorities hospitals, he mentioned.

“We’re ready to deal with the Omicron variant of the COVID-19. Have devoted educated workers and beds within the medical faculty premises,” Agra’s Sarojini Naidu Medical Faculty and Hospital Principal Prashant Gupta mentioned.

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