APCC writes to Chief Secy on COVID-19 situation; extends support to fight virus
Guwahati: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee has written to Chief Secretary Jishnu Baruah on Tuesday and expressed serious concern about the present COVID-19 situation.
In the letter, the party has urged for urgent capacity building to tackle the emergency situation of Covid spike in the state.
They also asked to enhance the preparedness of the government by creating more hospital beds in all district and sub-divisional headquarters and ensure an uninterrupted supply of oxygen in the entire state.
“Drafting more doctors, medical students, nurses, midwives, Asha workers and other trained civilians for tackling emergency Covid spike in all health facilities,” the letter said.
APPC also asked the government to make an immediate contingent plan for uninterrupted supply of all essential commodities and services in case of national lockdown or state level lockdown.
“It has been reported that in many hospitals, even in Medical Colleges serious patients other than Covid are being not looked upon properly on the pretext of Covid priority. Govt must take utmost care so that any patients other than covid patient are not deprived of proper treatment,” the letter further mentioned.
It has also asked the government to create Jumbo Covid centers in cities and towns with trained staff and proper hygiene facilities.
Also, the party has extended their full support to the government in fight against Covid.