CS checks the Covid outpatient services

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Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar IAS today visited Boggulakunta urban primary health centre to see the functioning of the covid outpatient services which were started in all the Government Hospitals, sub-centres and PHCs across the state.

The CS went through the health centre and enquired about the arrangements made for starting outpatient services.

Doctors informed that regular services are being provided in the health centre while covid outpatient services are being provided in a community hall nearby. This is being done to avoid crowding.

Chief Secretary stressed the need to focus on the treatment of all patients by providing medical kits to all those who have symptoms and not waiting for test reports.

If the fever persists for more than four days, the patients should be administered steroids by which can save people from breathlessness and hospital beds, etc.

Secretary Health S.A.M.Rizvi, Commissioner GHMC Sri Lokesh Kumar, Zonal Commissioner Pravinya, Director Public Health Srinivas Rao and other senior officials were present.