In the wake of increasing numbers of Covid patients in Solapur district, Covid Care Centers are being set up in each village to ensure that the patients are treated immediately and cured. 100 such new Covid Care Centers are being set up in the district and 60 of them have already started functioning.
AIR correspondent reports that Covid Care Centers are being set up in every village in Solapur district with a population of above five thousand. Patients with mild symptoms are being admitted to these Covid Care Centers. Serious patients are being referred to the Dedicated Covid Health Center or Dedicated Covid Hospital.
Health workers and private doctors from the villages are being hired for these Covid Centers. Their service schedule has been fixed by requesting them. The medicines required for the patients are being provided by the Zilla Parishad and for other materials, help is being sought from the donors and social organizations in the village. The district has one medical college, three sub-district hospitals, 14 rural hospitals, 77 primary health centers and 431 sub-centers serving patients. Along with 77 primary health centers in rural areas, new Covid Care Centers will be set up at 33 other places and they are functioning at 60 places.