Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel reviewed the arrangements made for control of Covid-19 infection and corona vaccination in the state with cabinet ministers at his residence office on Sunday.
He directed to ensure strict adherence to all preventive measures and guidelines to prevent the growing corona infection. He called for strict adherence to the use of masks and physical distancing rules everywhere.
In relation to the Holi festival coming this month along with marriage, funerals and other public events, Chief Minister instructed to hold meetings, under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, with the officers of Home, Health, Urban Administration, School Education, Higher Education, Women and Child Development, Panchayat and Rural Development, Tourism and General Administration Department, and issue the necessary guidelines.
He called for increasing the number of daily investigations to identify Covid infections. He called for keeping beds ready in all Covid hospitals and isolation centers with oxygen facilities as well as all other services for treatment of the infected. Chief Minister also directed to expedite the vaccination of health workers, frontline workers, citizens above 60 years and people with co-morbidities ageing between 45 years to 59 years.
In this high level meeting cabinet ministers including TS Singhdeo and Amarjeet Bhagat joined via video conferencing while other ministers including Tamradhwaj Sahu, Ravindra Choubey, Dr Premasai Singh Tekam, Mohammad Akbar, Kawasi Lakhma, Dr Shiv Kumar Dahriya, Jaysingh Agarwal, Guru Rudra Kumar, Anila Bhediya and Umesh Patel attended the meeting in person. MLA Shishupal Shorey and Shakuntala Sahu were also present in the meeting