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“It was mentioned that presently eight states – Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Telangana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal – contribute 85.5 per cent of active caseload and 87 per cent of total deaths in India,” it stated in a press release.
India has reported 5 lakh COVID-19 circumstances with the worst single-day leap of 18,552 circumstances on Saturday. The loss of life toll has climbed to 15,685.
The well being ministry stated it additionally briefed the GOM throughout its 17th assembly concerning the restoration and mortality charges, doubling price and ramped up testing in varied states. It informed the GOM 15 central groups consisting of public well being consultants, epidemiologists and a senior joint secretary-level officer have been deployed to supply help to the states.
Another central crew is at present visiting Gujarat, Maharashtra and Telangana to strengthen ongoing efforts for administration of COVID-19, it stated.
The GoM was additionally briefed concerning the utility of ITIHAS and Aarogya Setu in contact-tracing and prediction of potential hotspot areas. The Group of Ministers was informed that the important thing focus areas frequently communicated to states and UTs are strict containment measures and surveillance, using full testing capability and concentrate on monitoring of co-morbid and aged inhabitants and predicting rising hotspots leveraging digital tools reminiscent of Aarogya Setu.
They have additionally been requested to make sure seamless affected person admission processes, fatality mitigation by efficient medical administration; concentrate on infrastructure preparedness (crucial care beds, oxygen, ventilators and logistics) and making certain that non-COVID healthcare providers usually are not impacted.
Balram Bhragava, the ICMR Director General, gave an in depth presentation on the testing technique. He defined concerning the serological survey and the growing capability for enhanced per-day testing by varied assessments.
The samples examined within the final 24 hours have elevated to 2,20,479, taking the full variety of samples examined thus far to 79,96,707, the assertion stated.
India now has 1,026 diagnostic labs devoted to COVID-19. This consists of 741 within the authorities sector and 285 personal labs, Bhargava informed the Group of Ministers.
The GoM was additionally apprised that as of June 27, the COVID-related well being infrastructure has been strengthened with the supply of 1,zero39 devoted COVID Hospitals with 1,76,275 isolation beds, 22,940 ICU beds and 77,268 oxygen-supported beds, the ministry stated.
Also, 2,398 devoted COVID Health Centres with 1,39,483 isolation beds, 11,539 ICU beds and 51,321 oxygen-supported beds have been operationalised.
Moreover, eight,958 COVID Care Centres with eight,10,621 beds at the moment are accessible within the nation. The Centre has offered 185.18 lakh N95 masks and 116.74 lakh Personal Protective Equipment to the states, UTs and Central establishments.
In an in depth presentation by Okay Shivaji, the chairman of the Empowered Group-10, the GoM was briefed that the stipulated redressal time on COVID-19 public grievances was introduced down from the same old 60 days for regular public grievances to a few days.
The National Dashboard for COVID-19 was launched on April 1 for unique monitoring of associated public grievances.
From March 30 to June 24, the Empowered Group disposed 93.84 per cent of the 77,307 grievances acquired for central ministries and 63.11 per cent of the 53,130 grievances acquired pertaining to state governments.