In order to bridge the gap between the rising demand and supply of the medical oxygen in the state, the Punjab Government would demand additional oxygen tankers from the Centre to speed up the supply chain of the life-saving gas in the state from far and near.
PM Narendra Modi took a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of States & Central Ministries/Agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone Tauktae.
He said that the country needs to be united and work as a team in these testing times, instead of pointing fingers at each other.
In new guidelines, the government has made some changes and allowed more services to resume operations across the state. Himachal Pradesh is under a lockdown from May 7 to May 17.
These vaccine doses include 96,27,650 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 66,22,040 HCWs who have been administered the second dose.
Dr VijayRaghavan had recently said that a third wave of the pandemic is inevitable. However, it can be resisted if country takes adequate measures for prevention, he had added.
Prime Minister Narendra modi ordered an immediate audit of installation and operation of ventilators provided by the Centre to states
In this period, all offices and educational institutions will be shut, the government notice said, while adding that even transport services, including Kolkata Metro, will come to a halt.
The central government on Saturday released a list of 11 states, worst affected by second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee's younger brother Ashim Banerjee died of Corona at Kolkata, on Saturday morning.