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covid: the army of health workers to fight the spread of Covid | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: Struggling with the peak of Covid, city society has gone into firefighting mode. The civic organization has roped up 500 frontline workers who, armed with thermal scanners and pulse oximeters, will conduct door-to-door health surveys.
Company commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara, who attended an orientation program for VOC Ground workers on Thursday, said the company plans to reduce the burden on the healthcare sector and medical professionals by encouraging home isolation. “You will have to work hard for the next 15 to 20 days. You must be sincere in the work given to you. We spend a lot on you and count on you. You have to live up to expectations and help us face the third wave, ”said Sunkara.
Speaking to reporters, Sunkara said that a 350-bed facility with oxygen concentrators had been installed at the Codissia center. “Another 300-bed establishment will soon be ready at the center. A 50 bed facility is ready at the Srinivasapuram Wedding Hall. A control room has been opened at RS Puram to coordinate work to prevent Covid-19 and facilitate home isolation, ”he said.
“We made a plan to deal with various scenarios such as 500, 1,000, 2,000 or 4,000 cases per day. Up to 6000 tests are performed per day. The number of lab technicians has also been increased to test samples. In addition to the sanitary inspectors, 25 sanitary inspectors have been appointed, ”said the commissioner.
The company has ordered chemicals, drugs, disinfectants, masks, gloves and face shields required at Covid care centers. “They should be delivered today. We ask residents to cooperate with frontline workers when they visit homes, ”Sunkara added.
Meanwhile, the company’s health officials have asked residents to register family functions held at restaurants, wedding halls, temples, and community halls at / ccmc / bookingintimation to check if Covid-19 regulations are being met.
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