Tripura has witnessed a massive surge in the COVID19 cases for the past couple of days. To tackle the situation, the state government has taken some important decisions on Monday.
The government has decided to form combined teams involving 10 young IAS officers and 10 Doctors– the teams will take care of ten specific issues in coordination between administration and healthcare system.
In the meantime, Plasma Therapy will also be introduced within two days.
The decisions have been taken after Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s meeting with representatives of private healthcare institutions and health officials, to strengthen the fight against COVID19, an official release said.
According to the release issued from Chief Minister’s Office, Rapid Antigen Test facility will be introduced in 17 private hospitals and nursing homes of the city– any person may avail the facility at Rs. 750.
The 17 private healthcare institutions include- ILS hospital, Lifeline Nursing Home and Research Centre, Devlok Hospital, Asha Child Care Nursing Home and Research Centre, Care and Cure Polyclinic and Nursing Home, Agartala Hospital and Research Centre, Sarkar Clinic and Nursing Home, Tripura Medical College, Bhowmik Polyclinic and Nursing Home, Disha Nursing Home, Sanjabani Nursing Home, Tropical Orthopedics and Related Research Centre, Voluntary Health Association of Tripura, St. Joseph Hospital, Nightingle Nursing Home, Teresa Health Centre and Artho Care and related Centre.
Meanwhile, the chairperson of Rogi Kalyan Samity has been asked to remain present at GBP Hospital in person five days a week to observe the total functioning.