Around 5000 special medical camps will be held in the Coimbatore district shortly to find and treat corona cases, LA Minister SP Velumani has said.
Reviewing corona prevention works in the district with officials at the collectorate on Friday, he said that due to various steps taken by the government, more recovered in the district and the death rate came down.
In the district, 10 lakh families were being given kabasura kudineer, orsanic album, zinc and multi vitamin tablets.
Appreciating the officials for working in dedicated manner in corona prevention works, he said that the ESI medical college hospital was treating corona patients of Coimbatore, Tirupur and Nilgiris district and 149 doctors, 146 nurses and 268 staff were working on rotation basis there.
Since May 25, 19161 persons came by131 flights to Coimbatore airport and of them 111 were corona positive and of them 48 were belonging to Coimbatore district and the rest were other districts.
Of 60282 persons underwent the test, 608 were found corona positive and of them 318 recovered and the rest were under treatment.
Around 8302 persons came from other states and districts were home quarantined and they were monitored by police, corporation, health and revenue officials.
In the district, 4685 beds were kept ready for corona treatment in ESI hospital, Government Medical College Hospital, Taluk GHs, PHCs, private hospitals, upgraded PHCs, GHs and Codissia Hall.
Informing that many committees were constituted to monitor the affected and quarantined persons, he said that in the collectorate, corona control room was functioning round the clock with 3 doctors and revenue staff.
The quarantined persons were also given medical advices through phone.
In 13 check posts in the borders, 50 doctors, 60 revenue, 320 police, 75 local body and 24 transport department officials were working and in Valayar check post alone, corona test was conducted to 200-250 visitors daily. Similar tests were conducted in 11 other check posts also.
Through 280 vehicles, corona awareness campaign was made in the district and modern sprayers, machines etc were used to spray disinfectants in all local bodies, he said and inspected 400 bed facility at Codissia premises, created for treating A symptomatic carriers of corona.
LA Minister SP Velumani presiding over a review meeting on corona prevention works at the Coimbatore Collectorate on Friday.Collector K Rasamani, Corporation Commissioner Sravankumar, City Police Commissioner Sumithsaran, West Zone IG Periyaya, DRO Ramaduraimurugan, City Deputy Police Commissioner Balajisaravanan, Corporation Deputy Commissioner Maduranthagi, DRDA Project Director K Rameshkumar, Government Medical College Dean Dr Kalidasu, ESI Hospital Dean Dr Nirmala, Joint Director (health) Dr Krishna and Deputy Director Rameshkumar were present.