Mysuru. Dec 26.
The State government is prepared to tackle probable Covid third wave in the coming days, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
The Chief Minister in his address after inaugurating the Oxygen Generator and Liquid Medical Oxygen Plant at the JSS Hospital said, action has been initiated for setting up new ICU facilities, augmentation of oxygen plants and ensuring medicine stocks. About 97% first dose Covid vaccination has been achieved in the state and 76% have been covered with second dose. It is a record compared to other states.
Protection from Covid can be achieved only by 100% vaccination. Government has been working relentlessly to achieve it. Tough preventive measures too would be taken. People need to cooperate with the government, Bommai said.
Appreciating JSS institutions for their services in education, feeding the hungry and medical care, he said, the government has been successful in managing the Covid spread with cooperation from many organisations and hospitals.
Pontiff of Suttur Mutt Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr K Sudhakar and other dignitaries were present.