Mamata Banerjee Stated The State Federal Government Has Actually Bought 10,000 Thermal Scanners And 300 Ventilation Machines.
PTI|Upgraded on: 19 Mar 2020, 10: 40: 44 PM
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (Image Credit: PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday declared that her federal government was not getting essential help from the Centre to combat COVID-19 and it depended on its own resources to tackle the crisis. Banerjee, who was participating in a conference of health center agents at the state secretariat, stated the health department will acquire 2 lakh masks and 30,000 gloves.
Resolving reports that markets and stores will be closed down as a preventive procedure versus the pandemic, the Trinamool Congress chief stated those spreading out rumours will be tracked and taken to job.
“We are not getting enough help from the Centre. We are procuring necessary things by roping in self-help groups,” Banerjee stated.
She stated the state federal government has actually bought 10,000 thermal scanners and 300 ventilation machines.
Banerjee stated her federal government will supply Rs 5 lakh insurance coverage cover each to the 10 lakh federal government medical staffers throughout the state till April 15.
” Please keep in mind stores, markets and department stores will stay open. If these locations are closed, how will individuals purchase basics? I will not permit hoarding of important
products and escalation of costs. We will take strong action versus those who spread out rumours,” she asserted.
The Trinamool Congress supremo likewise firmly insisted that the decision to momentarily close down academic institutes and public locations has actually been required to prevent mass events. She mentioned that children will be offered mid-day meals at home in the meantime.
Specifying the procedures being taken by the state to handle the crisis, the chief minister stated there will be 100 more beds at Beleghata ID health center in the city, 500 at the seclusion ward of a brand-new state-run center at Rajarhat, 150 extra beds at MR Bangur Healthcare Facility and 50 more at R G Medical College and Healthcare Facility. She asked medical facilities to collaborate over WhatsApp groups.
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First Released: 19 Mar 2020, 10: 40: 44 PM