COVID-19: Solely emergency surgical procedures allowed at Chandigarh PGIMER, evening curfew timing revised


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Solely emergency surgical procedures allowed at Chandigarh PGIMER.

Chandigarh’s Put up 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 companies will have to be suspended within the coming week to comprise the unfold of COVID-19. 

“The purpose is to lower sufferers and attendants coming to PGI to comprise the unfold of Covid within the hospital. The Institute shouldn’t develop into a hotspot of an infection, and likewise HCWs can’t be uncovered to an infection. A call on OPDs shall be taken subsequent week,” agreed Dr Navin Pandey, Division of Hospital Administration, PGIMER.

Round eight COVID-positive circumstances had been registered on PGI campus on Wednesday.

In the meantime, the Chandigarh administration has revised the timing of evening curfe. Now, evening curfew shall be inposed within the UT from 10 pm to five am. 

“Preserving in view the speedy enhance within the variety of COVID circumstances, a call was taken to implement evening 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, motels together with meals joints/courts in numerous malls falling inside the jurisdiction of Chandigarh shall run solely with 50 per cent of their capability and shut by 10 pm. The final order for meals could be accepted until 09 pm.

The administration has, nonetheless, mentioned that important companies shall be allowed and there shall be no curb on inter-state and intra-state motion. There shall be no restriction on the motion of these tasked with regulation & order/emergency and municipal companies/duties together with government 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 retailers and ATMs shall be allowed to stay open 24X7,” the order mentioned.

Chandigarh reported 319 extra circumstances on Tuesday, taking the tally to 28,798, whereas the toll to 386 with two extra deaths, in line with a medical bulletin. There are three,037 energetic circumstances and 342 sufferers had been discharged, taking the variety of recoveries to 25,375. 

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