Karnataka Chief Minister B S

Yeddyurappa on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to offer no less than 1.5 crore doses of Covid vaccine to the state each month.

Yediyurappa put forth the demand for vaccines throughout a digital assembly chaired by Modi with the chief ministers of numerous states to evaluate the COVID-19 scenario, mentioned an announcement issued by his office.

The Chief Minister defined that the COVID instances in Karnataka have declined to 1,900 a day.

In Bengaluru, it has come all the way down to about 400 instances a day.

While the every day positivity charge is 1.42 per cent, the loss of life charge too has come all the way down to 1.25 per cent, he added.

Stating that Karnataka has to this point obtained 2.62 crore vaccines, the chief minister requested the Prime Minister to offer 1.5 crore doses of the vaccine with a focused 5 lakh doses on a regular basis, the assertion learn.

Yediyurappa additionally instructed Modi that the district authorities have been authorised to impose sanctions relying on the positivity charge of COVID-19, the quantity of instances and the opinion of the Technical Advisory Committee.

The district officials have additionally been instructed to provoke applicable motion towards these not following the COVID-19 protocols resembling social distancing, hand hygiene and carrying face masks.

As the Prime Minister requested the state governments to gear up for the potential third wave, Yediyurappa mentioned the federal government is enhancing the oxygenated beds, ventilator beds and pediatric ICUs in hospitals.

The quantity of docs, paramedics and lab technicians within the hospitals have been elevated.

In addition, a big quantity of instruments for treating COVID are additionally being bought and new RT-PCR laboratories and Genome Sequencing Laboratories are additionally being arrange within the state, Yediyurappa instructed Modi.

Yediyurappa requested funds underneath the PM CARES fund for growing the allocation of vaccines and to arrange 800 neonatal and pediatric ventilators.

In addition, the Chief Minister urged Modi to allocate 40 PSA oxygen manufacturing items at Taluk hospitals and decentralisation of the distribution of liquid medical oxygen.

He additionally appealed to extend the availability of amphotericin-B to deal with Mucormycosis and enhance the intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) distribution for kids.

During the video convention, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and senior authorities officials have been current representing the Centre, whereas Deputy Chief Ministers Dr C N Ashwath Narayan and Govind Karjol, Revenue Minister R Ashoka, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Health Minister Dr Okay Sudhakar have been current.

 

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