Chandigarh’s Publish Graduate Institute of Medical Training & Analysis (PGIMER) will solely enable emergency surgical procedures in all operation theatres until additional orders. The choice was taken in view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances.
The hospital authority has additionally determined that elective providers will must be suspended within the coming week to include the unfold of COVID-19.
“The goal is to lower sufferers and attendants coming to PGI to include the unfold of Covid within the hospital. The Institute shouldn’t turn out to be a hotspot of an infection, and likewise HCWs can’t be uncovered to an infection. A choice on OPDs might be taken subsequent week,” agreed Dr Navin Pandey, Division of Hospital Administration, PGIMER.
Round eight COVID-positive circumstances have been registered on PGI campus on Wednesday.
In the meantime, the Chandigarh administration has revised the timing of night time curfe. Now, night time curfew might be inposed within the UT from 10 pm to five am.
“Protecting in view the fast enhance within the variety of COVID circumstances, a call was taken to implement night time curfew from 10 pm to five am on a regular basis,” an official launch mentioned on Wednesday.
The order issued by Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar mentioned that eating places/eating-places, resorts together with meals joints/courts in numerous malls falling throughout the jurisdiction of Chandigarh shall run solely with 50 per cent of their capability and shut by 10 pm. The final order for meals will be accepted until 09 pm.
The administration has, nevertheless, mentioned that important providers might be allowed and there might be no curb on inter-state and intra-state motion. There might be no restriction on the motion of these tasked with legislation & order/emergency and municipal providers/duties together with govt magistrates, police personnel, army/C.A.P.F. personnel in uniform, well being, electrical energy, fireplace, media individuals with accreditation and authorities equipment tasked with COVID-19 associated duties (all on manufacturing of Identification Card).
“All autos/individuals in bonafide transit (inter-state/intra-state) shall be allowed to cross, however solely after due verification of level of origin and vacation spot. Hospitals, chemist outlets and ATMs shall be allowed to stay open 24X7,” the order mentioned.
Chandigarh reported 319 extra circumstances on Tuesday, taking the tally to twenty-eight,798, whereas the toll to 386 with two extra deaths, in accordance with a medical bulletin. There are 3,037 lively circumstances and 342 sufferers have been discharged, taking the variety of recoveries to 25,375.