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Covid-19 Cases Shows Sign Of Receding In Chhattisgarh Increase In Number Of Beds And Oxygen In Hospitals Vaccination Drive For All Section In Full Swing

A decrease in the number of daily deaths under Covid-19 can also be seen. Where 253 deaths were recorded on 5 May, 208 were recorded on 7 May, 198 on 9 May and 172 on 10 May.

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The second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in Chhattisgarh has started showing signs of receding with the infection curve and number of deaths due to the virus coming down in the state.  

Also, under the leadership and directions of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel availability of oxygen and beds in the hospitals has also increased and vaccination drive for every category is going on a fast pace in the state.

Decrease in number of positive cases

Positive cases in the state in the second wave of the pandemic has started coming down. Positive cases which were about 17 thousand on 24th April, 15 thousand 84 on 26th April and 15 thousand 804 on 29th April, 15 thousand 785 on 4th May, now gradually reduced to 12 thousand 239 on 8th May, 9 thousand 120 on 9th May and 11 thousand 867 on 11th May.

Daily positivity rate decreased from 31 to near 18

Covid-19 daily positivity rate has also come down significantly in the state. Where it was 31.4 on 23 April, it has decreased respectively to 27.8 on 26 April, 25.2 on 30 April, 26.1 on 3 May, 22.6 on 6 May, 19.8 on 8 May, 18.7 on 9 May and 18.3 on 10 May.

Decrease in number of daily deaths

A decrease in the number of daily deaths under Covid-19 can also be seen. Where 253 deaths were recorded on 5 May, 208 were recorded on 7 May, 198 on 9 May and 172 on 10 May.

31 thousand 295 beds in Dedicated Covid Hospital and Covid Care Center: currently 11,719 general, 6,284 oxygen beds, 684 HDUs, 783 ICUs and 297 ventilator beds are vacant.

For the prevention of Covid-19 pandemic, Chhattisgarh currently has a total of 31 thousand 295 beds in dedicated Covid Hospital and Covid Care Centers. It includes 2 thousand 953 ICUs, one thousand 570 HDU beds and 9 thousand 954 oxygenated beds. At present, number of vacant beds available are, 11 thousand 719 general beds, 6 thousand 284 oxygen beds, 684 HDUs, 783 ICUs and 297 ventilators.

Talking about Covid care centers, there are a total of 5 thousand 294 beds, of which there are 554 ICUs, 515 HDUs and 2 thousand 516 oxygenated beds. Similarly, there are a total of 16 thousand 405 beds in Covid care centers, of which 3 thousand 43 are oxygenated. Talking about private Covid hospitals in the state, there are a total of 9 thousand 596 beds, including 2 thousand 399 ICUs, one thousand 55 HDUs. And there are 4 thousand 395 oxygenated beds.

Availability of adequate quantity of Covid drugs

The state currently has adequate availability of essential medicines for treatment of Covid-19. Azithromycin tablets, 4 lakh 45 thousand 271 tablets are available in districts and 52 thousand 800 tablets in CGMSC. 

Similarly, 13 lakh 83 thousand 280 hydroxy chloroquine tablets in districts and 4 lakh 10 thousand 880 in CGMSC, 11 lakh 19 thousand 278 in Iver mectin in districts, 90 thousand 100 in CGMSC, 12 lakh 57 thousand 554 Vitamin C tablets in districts, 3 thousand 200 in CGMSC. , 24 lakh 9 thousand 21 Zinc tablets in districts, 64 lakh 71 thousand in CGMSC, 9 thousand 816 injection Remdisvir in districts and 7 thousand 374 in CGMSC, 7 thousand 389 injection Enoxaparin in districts and 10 in CGMSC, 14 thousand 107 Favipiravir in districts are available  and 51 thousand 543 Injection Dexamethasone in districts and in 93 CGSSC.

Oxygen availability more than three times the requirement

There is three times more oxygen availability in the state than the current requirement for treatment of Covid-19 patients. Presently, 161.56 metric tons of oxygen is required per day against which the state has the capacity to produce 460 metric tons of oxygen.

Each section getting vaccinated fast

Vaccination of 1.93 lakh people in the age group of 18 to 44

Vaccination drive for every category in the state is going on fast pace to prevent the Covid-19. As on May 9, one lakh 93 thousand 894 people have been vaccinated under immunization in the age group of 18 to 44. This includes 36 percent APL, 31 percent BPL, 29 percent Antyodaya and 4 percent frontline workers.

Similarly, 89 percent of the first dose and 63 percent in the second dose and 100 percent in the first dose and 61 percent in the second dose have been covered for the health workers in the state. 43 lakh 32 thousand people have been given the first dose and 4 lakh 99 thousand people have been given the second dose in the vaccination of citizens over 45 years. So far, 59 lakh 36 thousand vaccinations have been done in the state.

Availability of Vaccine

64 lakh 17 thousand 910 vaccines have been made available for HCW, FLW and more than 45 beneficiaries by the Government of India. In which Covaxin is 2 lakh 72 thousand 540 and Covishield 61 lakh 45 thousand 370. In this, 60 lakh 2 thousand 310 vaccines have been used.

Frontline worker

Those defined in the list of frontline workers in the state are: people with co-morbidities, food providers and vegetable vendors, bus and truck drivers and conductors, Anganwadi workers, Mitanins, Panchayat secretaries / workers, PDS shop managers and vendors, women living in Institutional care, village Kotwar and Patel, state government employees and State Public Sector Undertaking employees, old age homes, women care centers and child care centers, persons working in the crematoriums, persons with disabilities, a paramilitary providing essential services, employees working in a co-operative bank, persons put on corona duty by the Collector, lawyers and journalists, members of the above mentioned immediate family, detainees and any other category of persons as defined by the State Government.

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