– 50 D-type oxygen cylinders for Kovid Center at Gudivada
– Donated by Minister of State for Civil Supplies Kodali Nani
Gudivada, May 21: State Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kodali Srivenkateswara Rao (Nani) has said that CM Jaganmohan Reddy is taking action on a permanent basis without any shortage of oxygen in the state. On Friday, Minister Kodali Nani donated 50 D-type oxygen cylinders to the Kovid Center at the Gudivada Area Government Hospital. These were handed over to Dr. S. Indiradevi, Superintendent, Gudivada Govt Hospital. On the occasion, Minister Kodali Nani said that the Kovid Center has been inaugurated at Eria Hospital with 20 oxygen beds. Currently, another 10 oxygen beds have been added and another 20 beds will be added from Monday. He said that a task force and minutes meeting was held on Covid recently to review the management of Covid Center. Doctors and staff needed for the treatment would be replaced. He would see to it that sanitation personnel were available at the center. Security arrangements are being made every day from 8 pm to 8 am. Oxygen supply, advance arrangements have been made without shortage. As part of this, 50 D-Type 7 cubic meters full oxygen cylinders were handed over to the Covid Center in Gudivada Government Hospital.
Meanwhile, CM Jaganmohan Reddy said that the life-giving brought about radical changes in the YSR Arogyasree scheme as he knows the value of life. He said more than 150 labs under the auspices of the government were conducting over one lakh tests every day. Covid is currently receiving medical services in 649 hospitals. Covid treatment is being brought under the purview of YSR Arogyasree and treatment is being provided free of cost. The government has spent Rs. 2,229 crore on Covid treatment over a period of 14 months. Black fungus treatment is also provided free of cost by YSR Arogyasree. He said the government had set up oxygen monitoring cells in the districts to see that there was no shortage of oxygen. We are bringing cryogenic tankers along with oxygen on ships from abroad, by air from neighboring states. To support children who have lost their parents due to Covid, CM Jaganmohan Reddy has decided to deposit Rs.10 lakh. The children will be allowed to take the deposit amount after the age of 25. Covid hospitals are being run responsibly by the government. About 18,270 specialists, doctors, nurses, technicians and other paramedical staff were recruited from the 649 hospitals. Minister Kodali Nani said the rate of Covid deaths in the state was low as CM Jaganmohan Reddy was holding regular review meetings on Kovid prevention and control and taking all sorts of measures.