Jamshedpur, Sept. 8: On the second day of their visit, the Centre health department team visited three COVID-designated hospitals on Tuesday. The team also inspected the two COVID testing labs throughout the day. The team looked satisfied with overall facilities available in the city. However, during interaction with hospital authorities they asked them to make treatment more effective.
The three-member team of the Centre’s health department first went over to Tata Main Hospital’s COVID wards. Following which the team went to the Coronavirus testing lab of the health hub. At the hospital’s COVID ward, the team members spoke to the patients and enquired their health condition.
The inspecting team subsequently talked to the doctors, nurses and other paramedical staff before holding a brief meeting with Rajan Chaudhury, advisor, corona cases, Tata Main Hospital .
District civil surgeon, Rajendra Jha who accompanied the Centre’s team said the team members while interacting with the doctors and administrative staff of the hospital did not give their feedback about the quality of treatment being provided to the patients. However, they provided guidelines as to how to make the line of treatment for COVID more effective.
” The team looked overall satisfied and at the Tata Main Hospital, the Centre team spent over half-an-hour after arriving there at about 11 am. After completing the inspection, the team headed for Tata Motors Hospital’s COVID-designated ward at the Parivar Kalyan Sansthan in Telco. After inspecting the Tata Motors Hospital’s COVID ward, the team came to see the COVID ward at the MGM Medical College Hospital in Sakchi,” said the civil surgeon.
Jha said the Centre’s health team went over to Patamda to inspect the standard of medical facility being provided to the villagers infected with COVID and the situation of containment.
Meanwhile, the administration has started conducting rapid tests. The health department plans to conduct 40,000 tests in four days. In all 495 Covid cases came out, mostly from the rural areas following a rapid antigen test carried out in the East Singhbhum district on Monday, thus making the total number of Covid cases in the district to 8,636. The cases are expected to reach 9000 marks soon.
” We have decided to conduct random tests with focus on those areas from which the maximum number of corona cases. We have already identified such areas. The random test of the people started from September 8 to continue for four days,” said an official.