Second wave of Covid-19 pandemic: Minister ST Somashekar visits KR Hospital to take stock of situation

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Mysuru, April 20:- There is a shortage of everything all over. The plight of Covid-19 patients and their families is anybody’s guess. The situation is definitely out of control and the state machinery is trying to do its best to bring the situation back on track. With the spurt in coronavirus cases, hospitals, especially government hospitals, are finding it tough to manage as they are running of beds and medicines.

Mysuru is also facing a similar situation. District In-charge Minister S T Somashekar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to KR Hospital to take stock of the situation. He wanted to know the ward availability, medicine supply, food and other issues. He spoke to the doctors and Covid patients for first-hand information of the situation. He said, “If there are problems, please let me know. I will bring it to the notice of the state government and try to do my best. People living in and around Mysuru should not face problems in any form. The district administration and the government representatives are determined to stand by the people in this hour of crisis.”

Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri, Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha, Chamaraja Constituency MLA L Nagendra and others were present.

In his word of advice to the public, the minister said, “The second wave of the pandemic is turning out to be dangerous and as such, people have to take the situation seriously. They should voluntarily join hands with the state government to fight the pandemic. If there are symptoms, please go and tested so that timely treatment can be given. Go out of the house only if it is necessary. When you do so, wear a face mask, maintain social distance and keep washing your hands frequently.”  (MR/GK)


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