CM Amarinder Singh says Punjab 'ready to help' Delhi in its 'tough battle' to fight COVID crisis- The New Indian Express

CM Amarinder Singh says Punjab ‘prepared to assist’ Delhi in its ‘powerful battle’ to battle COVID crisis- The New Indian Specific



CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday stated Punjab was prepared to offer all potential assist to the Delhi authorities to fight the COVID-19 risk.

“Delhi is preventing a troublesome battle, and we’re there to assist if wanted. I’ve stated that earlier additionally,” he stated.

Singh lauded the healthcare and frontline employees of Punjab for his or her “glorious” work in dealing with the pandemic within the state.

He assured full preparedness by his authorities to reinforce healthcare amenities to arrange for a potential second wave of the pandemic.

Singh stated whereas no person knew when the second wave of an infection would strike Punjab, the expertise of the NCR and different states and areas confirmed it was nearly sure.

The chief minister expressed confidence that the well being division will as soon as once more rise to the event to fulfill any problem, a authorities launch issued right here stated.

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It was the obligation of the state authorities to help the healthcare and different frontline employees, lots of whom have gotten contaminated and a few have even misplaced their lives to COVID-19, Singh stated.

He additionally exhorted the folks to actively assist the state within the battle in opposition to the pandemic by strictly following all security norms.

“Masks hello vaccine hai” (masks is the vaccine), as a resolve for the subsequent few months until a vaccine in opposition to an infection lastly is on the market, Singh stated.

The chief minister additionally launched 107 well being and wellness centres to spice up the healthcare infrastructure within the state and to offer well being providers to sufferers at their doorsteps in each rural and concrete areas.

He stated these new facilities would take the state’s well being infrastructure to a brand new degree of efficacy amid the pandemic.


Of the three,049 centres deliberate within the state, 2,046 have been now operational and 800 extra would develop into operational within the subsequent two months, with the remaining to be opened in 2021, Singh stated.

He stated the state authorities was targeted on strengthening healthcare amenities, particularly ranges two and three, with the intention to save lots of lives by way of early testing and remedy.

Urging folks to keep away from crowded locations and never have giant gatherings and social features indoors, he pressured the necessity to observe all precautions, particularly washing arms and carrying face masks.

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