Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, April 24
CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday introduced that each one authorities and personal places of work in six districts of Haryana — Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Rohtak, Karnal and Sonepat — would remain closed, due to rising Covid circumstances.
Even the trade has been requested to work in shifts.
He clarified that no lockdown could be imposed in Gurugram and Faridabad. “The work from home should be followed, wherever it is possible,” he stated.
The CM chaired the state-level Covid Monitoring Committee in the present day.
“Covid figures have been rising day by day and the government has put all its strength to control it,” he stated whereas addressing a press convention.
For vaccinating the inhabitants above 18 years, the federal government hospitals would administer doses free of value. It will value Rs 880 crore to the state exchequer. However, in non-public hospitals, folks have to pay Rs 600 per injection.
“The vaccination drive will start from May 1 for people above 18 years. It will be registration-based. People can choose to go at private or government facilities,” stated the CM.
On oxygen demand, the CM stated with the assistance of the Centre, the scarcity had been met. “We had raised the demand of 180 MT but are getting 162 MT. In the future, we may need 200 MT for which the centre would be approached to meet the shortfall,” he stated.
“We have issued an order for oxygen from Bokaro through the train. About 6,000 MT oxygen supply would come from there. We will keep oxygen in reserve too,” stated the CM. A crew has been arrange to monitor oxygen provide throughout the state. New vegetation will likely be arrange for oxygen manufacturing.
All non-public hospitals have been requested to reserve 50 per cent beds for Covid sufferers. Earlier, the reservation was 30 per cent.
He additionally knowledgeable that at PGIMS, Rohtak, 1,000 beds, and in different medical faculties, 1,250 beds with oxygen had been added. He stated that docs and different workers have been being deputed from the Army and an association of 200 beds could be made at Atal Bihari Hospital in Faridabad.
After 6 pm, the markets have been ordered to be closed. The most gathering has been diminished to 50 from 200. The OPD will likely be restricted in all hospitals.
He stated the DCs had been approved to impose Section 144 of CrPC wherever required. They have been requested to deal strictly the place the circumstances have been increased. The procurement centres will likely be exempted.
The DCs can resolve about liquor retailers, he clarified.
To oversee the growth of beds and hospitals, IAS officer PK Das has been appointed.
When requested about extra farmers, Khattar stated they’d attraction them not to be part of protest websites.