Dehradun: The Uttarakhand authorities on Monday stated it’s absolutely ready to cope with the rising COVID-19 circumstances, and instructed the individuals there was no must panic.
There are 18,864 COVID-19 sufferers within the state out of whom 13,500 are in residence isolation and round 5,000 are beneath therapy at completely different hospitals and Covid care centres, Secretary answerable for Health Pankaj Pandey instructed a press convention.
He stated there are over 7,000 unoccupied isolation beds, over 2,500 oxygen beds, 363 ICU beds and 463 unutilised ventilators.
Containment zones have been made in seven districts with the very best 44 in Dehradun, adopted by 26 in Nainital, he stated.
He additionally stated there isn’t any dearth of oxygen within the state because the three manufacturing crops in Dehradun, Roorkee and Kashipur are producing sufficient oxygen.
A complete of 1,88,900 healthcare staff have been vaccinated within the state up to now, out of which 1.79 lakh are frontline staff. Over 15.95 lakh individuals have been inoculated in Uttarakhand up to now, he stated. ,
Claiming no paucity of vaccine, he stated there are roughly three lakh doses accessible at current and the inventory retains getting replenished usually.
However, the official admitted that there’s a scarcity of the drug Remdesivir within the state as elsewhere within the nation, however the state authorities is in contact with producers and has already positioned the earlier than them the quantity of its necessities.
The official stated there isn’t any lack of preparedness to cope with any scenario however appealed to individuals to adjust to Covid appropriate-behaviour.
Uttarakhand reported 2,160 circumstances Monday with Dehradun district reporting the utmost 649 circumstances adopted by Haridwar with 461, Nainital with 322, Udham Singh Nagar with 224, Tehri with 142 and Pauri with 114. Twenty 4 others contaminated with the illness died.