The federal government in its affidavit acknowledged that Bihar’s hospitals have a scarcity of 47 per cent docs, 70 per cent nurses, 72 per cent lab technicians and 58 per cent pharmacist, mentioned Chief of Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav.
- Final Up to date: March 22, 2020, 9:07 AM IST
Patna: The opposition RJD in Bihar on Saturday questioned the Nitish Kumar governments preparedness to sort out an outbreak of the coronavirus, citing poor healthcare infrastructure within the state.
Referring to the Bihar governments affidavit filed within the Supreme Court docket throughout the listening to on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which had taken a heavy toll in Muzaffarpur final yr, Chief of Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav educated weapons on the state authorities.
All of us are very effectively conscious of the healthcare infrastructure of Bihar. The federal government in its affidavit acknowledged that Bihar’s hospitals have a scarcity of 47 per cent docs, 70 per cent nurses, 72 per cent lab technicians and 58 per cent pharmacist, Yadav mentioned. Given the scenario of the state’s healthcare infrastructure, one can simply think about how a lot deadly it could possibly be if the federal government continues to stay negligent, he mentioned.
RJD state president Jagdanand Singh mentioned that the get together has issued a suggestion for its state workplace within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. RJD employees have been distributing masks and hand sanitisers in several areas, he mentioned. The get together’s nationwide president Lalu Prasad has additionally appealed to the folks to take utmost care and urged the state authorities to represent a activity drive to take care of an
the outbreak, Singh mentioned.