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Oxygen plant to be setup in Shimla soon: Suresh Bhardwa

Shimla, Dec. 1 – Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State. He said that the State Government has taken several important steps to contain the spread of the virus.

Urban Development Minister expressed concern over the increase in the number of corona patients in Sanjauli chowk and Engine Ghar and directed the authorities to monitor the situation in concerned areas. He said that Engine Ghar ward would remain as a containment zone and incase there is an increase in the number of Covid cases, under that situation Sanjauli market would also be closed as a precautionary measure.

He directed the authorities to ensure proper treatment and facilities for Covid-19 patients, especially those in home isolation.  He said that considering the increase in demand of oxygen in hospitals, directions have been given to identify land for setting up of oxygen plant in Shimla.

Suresh Bhardwaj said that keeping in view the increase in number of Covid-19 patients, State Government has taken stringent steps to contain the virus and under this curfew has been imposed from 9pm to 6am in district Shimla, Mandi, Kullu and Kangra. He said that public representatives along with administration should ensure effective implementation of the guidelines issued by the State Government.

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