|In Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched Home Isolation Kit for COVID-19 patients in home isolation from Peterhoff in Shimla today. He flagged off 11 vehicles to different parts of the state carrying Home Isolation Kits. He also launched Himachal COVID Care Application and e-Sanjeevani OPD to connect people with AIIMS, Bilaspur for online consultation and treatment.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr Thakur said, these kits would be provided to the COVID-19 patients in home isolation by concerned MLAs. He urged the elected representatives to ensure that the kits were made available to the patients at the earliest.
The Chief Minister said that e-Sanjeevani OPD would ensure effective communication between the patients and physicians and enable them to get proper advice from the specialists. He said, COVID Care App would provide an effective mechanism for monitoring the patients in home isolation.
Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur, while appreciating the frontline workers in fighting the Corona virus, said that it was due to their efforts that country and the state was successfully fighting the COVID situation. He said that about 216 crore vaccine vials would be made available to the people of the country by end of this year. He said that India has provided life saving drugs to about 195 countries during the first phase of the pandemic.