Jalandhar, August 19, 2020: Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori on Wednesday reviewed on fieldwork by various committees led by SDMs and DDLG constituted to conduct physical verification of 137 more private hospitals and asked them to complete their work by Friday.
The committees were formed to take stock of arrangements and medical infrastructure in 137 more private hospitals in the city to contain the further spread of COVID.
DC accompanied by A DC (Development) Vishesh Sarangal, said that the sufficient number of beds in level-II and Level-III would be added with the starting of these facility centers and told them that these private hospitals must be thoroughly checked to ramp up the infrastructure to deal co-morbid and critical COVID affected patients.
Thori said that a complete report of bed equipped with piped oxygen supply and ventilators in these hospitals must be readied in this week so that the best possible treatment can be offered to critical cases. He said that these hospitals would charge on the maximum rates as fixed by the Punjab Government for the treatment.
DC Thori said SDMs Gautam Jain, Sanjiv Kumar Sharma, Vineet Kumar, DDLG Darbara Singh and others to ensure smooth coordination between these hospitals and administration to avoid any inconvenience.
Thori said that the district administration has been meticulously following Testing, Tracing, Tracking and treating to arrest the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prominent among the present occasion included SDMs Rahul Sindhu, Dr Jai Inder Singh, PUDA EO Navneet Bal, MS Dr Mandeep Kaur, SMO Dr Kashmiri Lal, Dr Paramjit Singh and others.