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Central government has rejected the proposal of Air Ambulance sent by the Uttarakhand government,in case of disaster and emergency, under the National Health Mission (NHM), said State Health Secretary Amit Negi on Thursday.
The second Covid-19 wave in the country has been much more devastating than the first with fast-spreading variants that seem to be infecting younger people.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Friday said that the state is ready to battle the third Covid-19 wave, if it comes.
Uttarakhand Health Secretary Amit Negi on Wednesday said the Covid testing rate of Uttarakhand at present is double the national average and added that continuous improvements are being made in the health services.
As COVID-related deaths continue to mount in the country, Health Secretary Amit Negi on Sunday warned that action will be taken against hospitals hiding the COVID-19 death toll.
The Uttarakhand health department has given strict instructions to hospitals to provide data of COVID-19 deaths to the State Control Room on the same day.
Amid rising cases of COVID-19, Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash on Monday said the state needs one lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine per day.
The Uttarakhand health department on Monday gave strict instructions to hospitals in the state to give treatment to patients showing symptoms of COVID-19, even if they test negative.
Amid a worsening COVID-19 situation, Uttarakhand has significantly increased the capacity of ICU beds, ventilators and oxygen beds, said Amit Negi, the state health secretary on Sunday.