Dec 26 (NSD AIR) Government has decided to hold mock drills at all health facilities across the country tomorrow in the wake of rise in Covid cases in many countries. Union Health Ministry has asked all the States and Union Territories to hold Mock Drill at all health facilities. The objective of this exercise is to ensure operational readiness of these health facilities for management of COVID.
The focus of the Mock Drill will be on availability of health facilities, bed capacities, optimal availability of human resources including doctors, nurses, and paramedics, availability of advanced and basic life support ambulances, testing capacities, and medical oxygen. The Ministry has asked to do the Mock Drill under the overall guidance of District Collectors in close consultation with officers of Health Department of the State and Union Territories.