Centre continues Bengal study
Team asks the State government to provide information on nine aspects
- The Central team visiting West Bengal has demanded that the State government provide information on nine aspects, which include testing criteria and instances of COVID-19 among health care workers.
- Central seeks a detailed presentation on the level of testing, protocol adopted for testing, availability of personal protective equipment and masks for health professionals, availability of oxygen beds, ICUs, number of surveillance teams and COVID care hospitals, instances of COVID in healthcare workers and system of approval of cause of declaration of death of COVID patients by a committee.
- The team asked the State government to arrange visits to quarantine centres, hotspots and market places and wanted an opportunity to interact with health care workers on the ground.