Mohali district administration assured on Thursday that the federal government and personal hospitals within the district have sufficient supply of oxygen. In view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan additionally urged the medical institutes to nominate nursing college students/interns for vaccination and take care of the sufferers.
Following the assessment assembly of Covid-19 chaired by the DC, he mentioned that the administration is continually monitoring the supply of oxygen in each hospitals that’s offering devoted Covid care.
“As of now, there is sufficient oxygen available with each of the hospitals for Covid and non- Covid patients. However, some hospitals flagged the need for portable cylinders for patients to be taken for scanning/tests which has been successfully resolved,” he mentioned, assuring that there was no motive to panic because the requirement and utilisation of each liter of medical oxygen fuel within the district is being carefully monitored.
Refuting the necessity for oxygen cylinders for sufferers in dwelling isolation, the DC mentioned, “Self- medication is not recommended. If fall in oxygen level is observed, the patient must, without delay, be hospitalised.”
He additional mentioned that dwelling supply of oxygen cylinders might result in hoarding of the cylinders.
Talking a couple of message being circulated on social media whereby Hitech Industries Limited, Mohali, is providing to supply medical oxygen fuel free to all needy who’re in isolation, Deputy Commissioner mentioned that the matter has been taken up with the corporate they usually have knowledgeable that it’s an previous message and the corporate as of now isn’t extending or supporting any supply of oxygen to sufferers in dwelling isolation.
Keeping in view the excessive quantity of circumstances and enormous quantity of L2/L3 services, the DC made an attraction to nursing faculties to supply nursing college students and intern to help in Covid care, testing and vaccination.
He mentioned that many personal hospitals within the district have devoted 50 to 75 per cent of their well being infrastructure to Covid care, whereby they require extra manpower- medical doctors, nurses, and paramedics to manage up with the stress of the elevated quantity of beds for Covid sufferers.
This requires help from nursing college students who can work, be taught and earn by rendering companies at these hospitals. “So, the nursing students desirous of assisting in Covid care may through the head of their institution convey their consent to administration,” mentioned the DC.