Patna: A medical team has been set up at the First Aid Centre (PHC) level to prevent the expansion of the second wave of coronavirus infection in villages in Bihar and to facilitate immediate treatment by identifying the infected. Three health workers have been deployed along with a medical officer in each team.
There are currently 533 PHCs at the block level across the state. With the commencement of corona test operations at the airport, bus stand, the team will work on the direction of the health department to identify corona-infected people coming from other states by road in rural areas. At the same time, it will work to examine the persons identified by ASHA and ANM in panchayats. According to official sources in the health department, the infections who have a mild health problem will be admitted to the Covid Care Centre and treated. A slightly serious patient will be admitted to the Covid Care Health Centre at the district level. More serious patients will be admitted to the corona ward at Medical College Hospital and treated.
There is a sufficient number of antigen kits available for the corona test of the people returning to Bihar on Holi and the corona test of those who come in contact with them. It has been supplied to all the districts. Also, RT-PCR inquiry has been directed on the recommendation of doctors.