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Gardener Collects Covid Sample, Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Campaigns


MP Covid Cases: For the primary time yesterday, the state reported 6,489 new Covid constructive instances.

Bhopal:

The ravaging Covid-19 pandemic has begun to reveal Madhya Pradesh’s well being infrastructure with each day instances crossing the 6,000-mark. So a lot in order that as a consequence of a scarcity of workers, a gardener is now accumulating medical samples at a Sanchi authorities hospital even because the State Health Minister is busy campaigning for a bye-election.

For the primary time yesterday, the state reported 6,489 new Covid constructive instances. It was the seventh straight day of greater than 4,000 new infections. Monday additionally marked the eleventh consecutive day of a brand new excessive in recent instances. Up to 46,577 new infections have been reported previously 11 days.

Scenes of sufferers dying at hospital gates have been recorded from locations like Indore, with such movies circulating on social media. A gardener within the Sanchi Government Hospital has been assigned to gather samples.

“I’m a gardener. I’m not a permanent employee of the hospital either, but I’m collecting samples because all others at the hospital have been infected,” stated Halke Ram.

Rajshiri Tidke, the Block Medical Officer accountable for the hospital, defended the transfer saying the gardener was skilled for the duty.

“What can we do? The staff has got infected but work has go on and, therefore, as an emergency alternative, we have trained several people, including the gardener, to collect samples,” Mr Tidke stated.

Ironically, Sanchi is represented by State Health Minister, Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary, who’s busy in campaigning for bye-elections in Damoh.

Dr Chaudhary, a Jyotiraditya Scindia loyalist, was beforehand a minister within the Congress authorities, however shifted to the BJP when the Kamal Nath authorities was introduced down. On Sunday, he was reportedly seen addressing an nearly venue throughout a ‘Mahila Sammelan’ in Damoh.

“I am looking for a person who can tell me if the Health Minister has, in the past eight days, visited a medical college, held a review meeting and given a benefit. I want to give out a reward of Rs 11,001 to such a person,” Congress spokesperson Sayyed Zafar stated.



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