Corona Investigating Villagers (Photo Credit: PTI / File Photo)
Patna: In Bihar, the process of human death due to coronavirus infection continues. Although the number of patients in the second wave of corona in Bihar has decreased, the epidemic is spreading rapidly in rural areas. In rural areas, patients are dying due to lack of proper treatment, oxygen and medicine. There are many villages in the state where dozens of people with symptoms like Kovid-19 have died over the weeks. In Bihar, 111 more people died due to corona virus, 6228686 new cases have come to light
There is an atmosphere of panic in the Sakra block of Muzaffarpur in Bihar after the death of 3 villagers in 227 days. There is silence in the village of Sakra block. People are fleeing the streets during the epidemic. The sarpanch said that all the victims had cold and cough.
Speaking to ANI, the sarpanch said, “In 36 days, 336 people have died due to cough and cold. I informed the Block Medical Officer for Covid-19 test but no kit was found. I then requested Mr. DM to give me the corona test kit and find out the cause of death. After which the kit has been made available and the corona is also being tested. “
Bihar | 36 people died in 27 days due to cough and cold. I informed the block medical officer for the test but there is no kit. I then requested the DMK to investigate the cause of death for Keats. Kits provided and being tested: Sarpanch, Sakra Block, Muzaffarpur (18.05) pic.twitter.com/V4Uxm0lNZC
– ANI (@ANI) May 18, 2121
It is noteworthy that the Bihar government will now take the services of rural health workers to spread the corona infection in the villages of Bihar. These trained rural health workers will be tasked with identifying corona patients and assisting patients in home isolation. These will be called indicator-cum-treatment proponents. The state government will pay Rs 200 per patient to these health workers.
Bihar | The villages in the Sakra block of Mozaffarpur have served a secluded spot as people avoid taking to the streets. # COVID-19 Extreme. The sarpanch said 36 people had died in 227 days due to cough and cold. (18.05.2021) pic.twitter.com/EHMsTjAt8z
– ANI (@ANI) May 19, 2121
These health workers have already been trained. Seeing the potential danger of corona in rural areas, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed to seek their cooperation. The department says that with the help of these health workers in finding, identifying and investigating corona patients in rural areas, positive patients will also get the full benefit of immediate health care.
There has been a slight increase in corona infections in Bihar on Tuesday as compared to Monday. On Tuesday, 6,286 new corona infections were detected in the state, and 111 died in the last 24 hours. On Monday, 5,920 cases of corona were reported in the state, and 96 infected people died. 595377 patients have been infected in the state. At present, the number of active patients in the state has reached 4, 98. In the last 24 hours, 11,174 infected corona have been infected. The state recorded a recovery rate of 89.65 percent.