Amid rising cases in Indore, district administration has decided to convert Radha Soami Satsang Beas ground into COVID-19 care centre. COVID-19 Nodal Officer, Dr. Amit Malakar said, "Asymptomatic patients will be isolated here. 500 beds in 1st phase, 1000 in 2nd, if need arises. Medicines, food will be free.
Adhering to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's exhortation, a 'tika utsav' or vaccination fest was launched across the country on April 11. It is scheduled to last till April 14, the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, one of modern India's founders. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress at Shakti Bhawan in Lucknow. In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, around 150 railways staff and their family members were inoculated. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 virus, several Railway employees in Indore took the first shot of vaccine on April 11. The railway administration is planning to vaccinate 3,000 railway employees and their family during the drive that started today. As many as 150 railway employees and their family members got their shot of COVID vaccine. Government is running 'Tika Utsav' from April 11, the birth anniversary of Jyotiba Phule till April 14, the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar.
Indore Member of Parliament Shankar Lalwani on April 10 said that a committee had been created that will audit the oxygen availability in hospitals as demand in Indore has gone up to 60% in view of rising COVID cases. "Oxygen demand in Indore has gone up to 60%. We have created a committee that will audit oxygen availability in hospitals. We have extended the lockdown in Indore from Monday to Friday," said Lalwani. "A 24X7 COVID control room will provide virus-related information to public. We are working on increasing number of normal and ICU beds in hospitals. Today, a team of doctors will release a protocol on hospital admissions," he added.
Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Prabhuram Choudhary asserted that the state government is not hiding any COVID data and the correct figures are updated daily. "Apart from COVID19 infected bodies, suspected bodies are also being cremated as per COVID protocol. We are not hiding any data, correct figures are being updated every day," added Prabhuram Choudhary.
President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to twitter saying Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. VP Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Ambedkar at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution. BSP supremo Mayawati remembered Ambedkar's legacy on his birth anniversary. DMK chief MK Stalin paid a floral tribute to BR Ambedkar at Koyambedu in Chennai. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Termed as the father of Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of deprived people. Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1990.
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Madhya Pradesh's health infrastructure stands exposed in the battle against the Coronavirus Pandemic.
In a bizarre incident, a gardener at a government hospital in Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district was assigned to collect samples for Covid-19 tests. Halke Ram was seen collecting samples while people, who came to get themselves tested for the infection at the hospital, were seen performing a 'self' Covid test.
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