The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, April 22
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (SBS Nagar) today became the first district in Punjab to be coronavirus free. All thanks to the untiring efforts of the district administration and health department. Jaskaran Singh, the 18th patient from the Corona-affected district, had returned home today after a successful recovery.
Wishing the recovered patients a healthy life, Balbir Singh Sidhu quoted that all the recovered patients are now a source of inspiration for the other corona affected patients. They pass the message that with courage and self-confidence, one can recover even from fatal diseases. He also said that the teams of health department including district administration worked day and night to shift the district from red zone to green zone.
For this, he also congratulated MLA Angad Singh, Deputy Commissioner Vinay Bablani, SSP Alka Meena, Civil Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Parshad. He said that under the proper monitoring of district administration all the patients have recovered and reached their homes safely.
The Health Minister also praised the residents of SBS district and said that the curfew restrictions have been followed by them as per the directions of the Punjab Government. He said that this battle against Corona could be won only with the cooperation of the people as shown by the town of SBS Nagar.
Highlighting the exemplary performance of the health department, he said that from March 19 to March 26, the area was badly affected by the 18 corona cases which came at once, which created an atmosphere of tension in the district hospital as well. It became a challenge to provide quality treatment services to a large number of patients, but medical and para-medical teams had bravely taken care of all patients.
He said that the way in which all patients are treated by teams of Health department is commendable which will also be inspirational for future generations to come.