Coronavirus: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s ‘heal-all’ health drive


Milk for youngsters, breakfast, lunch and dinner for everybody, separate metal utensils for the households, Sari, Lungi, Dhoti and different required clothes for women and men together with full youngsters garments, and a full set of toiletries, masks, sanitisers, effectively the listing goes on. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered this all-encompassing listing for everybody residing in aid camps run by State Disaster Management Department.

There are 12,00zero migrant labourers already staying in these state-run aid camps and their quantity is prone to swell many instances with the second lockdown set to finish on May 3. When Bihar’s staff stranded throughout the nation would return to their house state, they’ll discover the Chief Minister’s therapeutic bundle to deal with them.

“Unlike many other states, Bihar is battling with both medical and humanitarian crisis in the wake of the Covid-19 threat, and the state’s attempt to heal on both fronts has been exemplary,” stated Bihar Cabinet Minister Ashok Choudhary.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has additionally raised the bar in relation to preventing the medical disaster. He has ordered the state health division to display screen all the 11.5 crore inhabitants of the state for the coronoavirus.

FOLLOWING the Chief Minister’s directive, the state health Department has deployed health staff on the bottom with the duty to achieve out to each door in all of the 38 districts of the state and discover out if anybody has any flu-like signs. Those displaying any signs could be put by means of the established means of quarantine and testing for Covid-19. This is a vital a part of Nitish Kumar’s technique to avoid wasting stay and livelihood of Bihar residents.

Teams of Bihar’s Health staff have already visited over 65.61 lakh homes and screened simply over 3.58 crore folks. Of this 2254 individuals have reported signs of fever with cough and their samples have been taken.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s directive is clear– establish the hotspots with giant outbreaks and in addition the clusters with potential outbreak scenario earlier than the lockdown ends.

Once that is finished, there shall be a concentrated give attention to these hotspots and the containment zones the place lockdown could also be prolonged adopted by intensive testing, together with the isolation and remedy of those that take a look at constructive.

Top administrative sources admit that whereas Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is okay with the graded opening plan, he’s equally involved about each livelihood and lives. He desires resumption of normalcy, however not at the price of jeopardising lives of individuals.”This is why the CM has included everybody within the state authorities’s care umbrella.

Those with ration playing cards or these with out it, together with all of the pensioners, and in addition migrants all throughout the nation have been offered monetary help,” stated Ashok Choudhary.

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