“Delhi is fighting a tough battle, and we are there to help if needed. I have said that earlier also,” he mentioned.
Singh lauded the healthcare and frontline employees of Punjab for his or her “excellent” work in dealing with the pandemic within the state. He assured full preparedness by his authorities to enhance healthcare amenities to organize for a potential second wave of the pandemic.
Singh mentioned whereas no one knew when the second wave of an infection would strike Punjab, the expertise of the NCR and different states and areas confirmed it was virtually sure.
The chief minister expressed confidence that the well being division will as soon as once more rise to the event to satisfy any problem, a authorities launch issued right here mentioned.
It was the responsibility of the state authorities to assist the healthcare and different frontline employees, lots of whom have gotten contaminated and a few have even misplaced their lives to Covid-19, Singh mentioned.
He additionally exhorted the folks to actively assist the state within the battle in opposition to the pandemic by strictly following all security norms.
“Mask hi vaccine hai” (masks is the vaccine), as a resolve for the subsequent few months until a vaccine in opposition to an infection lastly is obtainable, Singh mentioned.
The chief minister additionally launched 107 well being and wellness centres to spice up the healthcare infrastructure within the state and to offer well being providers to sufferers at their doorsteps in each rural and concrete areas.
He mentioned these new facilities would take the state’s well being infrastructure to a brand new stage of efficacy amid the pandemic.
Of the three,049 centres deliberate within the state, 2,046 have been now operational and 800 extra would grow to be operational within the subsequent two months, with the remaining to be opened in 2021, Singh mentioned.
He mentioned the state authorities was targeted on strengthening healthcare amenities, particularly ranges two and three, with the intention to avoid wasting lives via early testing and remedy.
Urging folks to keep away from crowded locations and never have giant gatherings and social features indoors, he confused the necessity to observe all precautions, particularly washing fingers and sporting face masks.