Bhubaneswar: 9/5/20: A total of 6618 Odia people have returned to Odisha today taking the total tally of returnees in the state to 46,383, informed Chief Spokesperson on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi.
Addressing a scheduled presser here this evening, Bagchi said, “Odia brothers and sisters are returning Odisha every day since 3rd May through by train/bus and other vehicles.”
He informed, that trained doctors, technical and non-technical workforce are ready to fight against COVID-19. “So far, 8023 Doctors, 8296 Staff Nurse, 4105 Lab Technicians, 4114 Ayush Doctors, 4905 Ambulance Drivers, 1,35,820 ANM, Asha/Anganwadi workers have been trained under the aegis of specially constituted HR & Capacity Building Committee and have been drafted as COVID-19 warriors,” said Bagchi.
Further, the State Government Spokesperson informed that a total of 13,685 Temporary Medical Centres/Camps (TMCs) have been readied in 6798 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of the State. In all these Centres, a total of 5,48,161 beds have been arranged to provide COVID-19 health services in rural areas.
Today, 3,19,140 destitute and helpless persons have been provided with food in 4948 Gram Panchayats. Similarly, in 114 ULBs 35,339 persons have been provided with food, Bagchi added.