Chandigarh’s Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) will solely permit emergency surgical procedures in all operation theatres until additional orders. The resolution was taken in view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances.
The hospital authority has additionally determined that elective companies will must be suspended within the coming week to include the unfold of COVID-19.
“The intention is to lower sufferers and attendants coming to PGI to include the unfold of Covid within the hospital. The Institute mustn’t develop into a hotspot of an infection, and in addition HCWs can’t be uncovered to an infection. A call on OPDs might be taken subsequent week,” agreed Dr Navin Pandey, Department of Hospital Administration, PGIMER.
Around eight COVID-positive circumstances have been registered on PGI campus on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the Chandigarh administration has revised the timing of evening curfe. Now, evening curfew might be inposed within the UT from 10 pm to five am.
“Keeping in view the rapid increase in the number of COVID cases, a decision was taken to enforce night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am everyday,” an official launch stated on Wednesday.
The order issued by Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar stated that eating places/eating-places, accommodations together with meals joints/courts in varied 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 could be accepted until 09 pm.
The administration has, nonetheless, stated that important companies 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 companies/duties together with govt magistrates, police personnel, navy/C.A.P.F. personnel in uniform, well being, electrical energy, hearth, media individuals with accreditation and authorities equipment tasked with COVID-19 associated duties (all on manufacturing of Identity Card).
“All vehicles/persons in bonafide transit (inter-state/intra-state) shall be allowed to pass, but only after due verification of point of origin and destination. Hospitals, chemist shops and ATMs shall be allowed to remain open 24X7,” the order stated.
Chandigarh reported 319 extra circumstances on Tuesday, taking the tally to twenty-eight,798, whereas the toll to 386 with two extra deaths, based on a medical bulletin. There are 3,037 lively circumstances and 342 sufferers have been discharged, taking the variety of recoveries to 25,375.