Chandigarh

UT Administrator asks Health Deptt. keep beds reserved for children, who may get affected with COVID

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, June 2
Governor of Punjab & Administrator, UT, Chandigarh held a review meeting with senior officers of the Administration in UT Secretariat today. After Dr. Amandeep Kang made a presentation regarding the progress of vaccination, the Administrator directed that the speed of vaccination should be enhanced. He also appealed to the Market Associations and shopkeepers to ensure that all their staff gets vaccinated, so that the shops do not become centres for spreading infection. He advised the Health Department to organize special camps to cover vulnerable groups; such as street vendors, hawkers, transport employees etc, who come in contact with large number of people. The Administrator also reviewed the functioning of Army Hospital, ESI Hospital and Mini Covid Care Centres, which have been designated for covid treatment. He directed them that all should be in readiness and should not become complacent in following covid appropriate behavior. He specially focused on keeping beds reserved for the children, who may get affected with covid. The Administrator directed that the new signboards indicating the speed limits should be set up at the earliest. He directed Secretary Engineering to examine, if the entire work could be done centrally by the Engineering Department, so that there is uniformity in the signboards is already set up. The Administrator also reviewed the distribution of foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. He directed the Food Secretary to ensure that the food distribution happens while following covid protocol strictly.

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