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 Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT Chandigarh, Sh. VP Singh Badnore today presided over War Room meeting.  The meeting was attended by Sh. Manoj Parida, Adviser to the Administrator, and Sh. Sanjay Beniwal, Director General of Police at Punjab Raj Bhawan.  Sh. Arun Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary (Home), Sh. KK Yadav, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Deputy Commissioners of Mohali & Panchkula, Director-PGIMER, Director Health Services & Director Principal, GMCH through Video Conferencing.



1.         Dr. Jagat Ram, Director, PGIMER stated that they have 164 Covid patients in Nehru Hospital Extension, out of which 57 belong to Chandigarh, 55 to Punjab, 31 to Haryana and 11 to Himachal Pradesh.  He also mentioned that they have tested 737 samples, out of which 129 were found positive. Among the positive samples, 61 belong to Chandigarh.  Dr. BS Chavan, Director Principal, GMCH mentioned that they tested 357 samples, out of which 160 were found positive.  He also mentioned that 82 patients have been discharged after medical treatment. Dr. G. Dewan, Director Health Services stated that they have conducted 898 covid tests.  He also mentioned that 4,500 patients have been treated in OPD and 377 indoor patients are being treated for various non-covid diseases. 


2.         Dr. G. Dewan, Director Health Services mentioned that till date 52,348 Digital Health Cards have been generated from the residents of Chandigarh.


3.         Deputy Commissioner, Mohali stated that they have 1638 active cases.  Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula stated that they have 724 active cases and Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh stated that they have 1923 active cases.


4.         Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh decided to lift night curfew in compliance of the Central Government’s directives under Unlock 4.


5.         The Administrator directed doctors to focus on symptomatic patients and to take special care of their health.  He also mentioned that covid positive persons staying in home isolation should be regularly monitored.  They should be brought to hospital in case there is deterioration or aggravation of their medical condition.  The Control Room must check their status everyday over phone and ambulance should be in readiness to shift them to hospital.  Such facility should be available round-the-clock.


6.         Sh. Manoj Parida, Adviser stated that the orders received from Central Government regarding Unlock 4 have been circulated for information and strict compliance by all concerned.