Captain Amrinder Singh calls emergency meeting on the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Can Punjab be locked down again like Bihar? According to Punjab government sources, the issue is being discussed in the government that if the situation does not improve, it could be locked down.
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s Political Secretary Sandeep Sandhu has said that the government will take whatever steps it needs to take. He said that everything was done where it was needed earlier and steps would be taken where it was needed.
Mr. Sandhu said that corona cases were on the rise not only in Punjab but in the entire country and it was a matter of great concern. He said that the government has tightened the boundaries of the state and if need be we can seal it.
Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Kultar Sandhwan said that the government was not looking very serious about the corona and that was why corona has increased in Punjab. He said that the government should close down the Tuli Lab in Amritsar. Civil Surgeon Mohali said that instead of politics on this issue everyone’s cooperation is needed only then corona can be conquered.
Aam Aadmi Party raised questions on the preparation and the management staff of government.
It may be recalled that in view of the ever-increasing number of corona patients in Punjab, the Capt. Amarinder Singh’s government has tightened its grip. According to the government’s latest guidelines, only 30 people will be able to attend the wedding, up from 50 previously allowed.
The rules clearly state that only 30 people from both parties (girls and boys) can attend the wedding. Apart from this, any kind of gathering or dharna demonstration has been banned. If anyone violates these rules, the FIR will be filed against them. I. R. In addition, if someone holds a meeting, no more than five people will be able to participate in the meeting.
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday directed the state DGP to look into the rising number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the state. Has been directed to form special reserve squads and to recall police personnel on non-essential duties for the next few months for this purpose.
Presiding over a meeting on the review of COVID through video conferencing, the Chief Minister apprised the DGP.
Strict action against those who violate rules.
He also directed Dinkar Gupta to take stern action against those violating security rules, especially those who do not wear masks. He is the DGP. He also directed the SSPs of the cities with the highest number of COVID cases to ensure strict adherence to the rules and restrictions imposed by the government to prevent further spread of the epidemic.
With the death toll in Punjab rising to 7.7 per million, Capt Amarinder Singh directed the Health Department to identify the containment and micro containment zones as soon as possible and take immediate steps to curb the spread of the disease. Be picked up At present there are 38 micro containment zones in 12 districts of the state while there are seven containment zones in six districts.
The Chief Minister also called for immediate action to increase the testing as per the targets set by the state government. Highlighting the importance of utmost caution, though the state figures were better than the national average, the Chief Minister asked the district administrations to strictly implement the latest guidelines especially in the context of restriction of five persons in the assembly.
The government looking to higher the number of testing and arrange more beds in the coming weeks.
Seeking the cooperation of the people to win the war against COVID, the Chief Minister said that all the district administrations and the health department should work with the local leaders so that a comprehensive campaign could be launched to check the spread of COVID. He said that private institutes like DMC He also lauded the work being done by Ludhiana which has coordinated with Ram Shriram Society to provide more beds for Level-1 patients.
He thanked DC for playing a leading role in this work. He also lauded Ludhiana and Commissioner of Police Ludhiana.
Earlier, the DGP Police are taking action against violators of the rules, he said. He said that 40 percent of these passersby are daily commuters. He said that besides taking action, all were being closely monitored. He said that there are currently 125 active cases of COVID in the police force and 161 members of his family members tested positive.
Punjab health system corporation’s planning.
He said that all the employees affected by the infection were being kept in seclusion. Earlier, the head of the expert committee Dr. K.K. Talwar, who heads the expert committee to advise the state government, disclosed in the action report of the committee that the tender for telemonitoring of segregation / domestic seclusion cases has been issued by the Punjab Health System Corporation (PHSC). Have been released and bids are due by Friday.
Similarly, PHSC has given 17 ALS. Ambulances have been ordered and 5 ambulances are expected by the end of this week.
Regarding the implementation of Plasma Banks in the state, the Chief Minister apprised Dr. Talwar said that the former head of Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine, PGI, Chandigarh, Dr. Neelima Marwaha has been assigned to oversee these banks. He further said that ADGP After discussions with the jails, it has been decided to keep the COVID positive prisoners in isolation facilities for 17 days.