Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 11
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday virtually inaugurated a 150-bed Covid facility at Baba Tara Charitable Hospital and Research Centre in Sirsa.
Beds with ventilators have also been installed along with the facility of oxygen.
After the inauguration, Khattar said now there was no shortage of oxygen in Haryana. The state quota has increased from 152 MT to 282 MT. Besides this, the demand for getting additional oxygen quota had also been made to the Central government, he added.
He said to date, the Covid infection was limited to urban areas but the virus had now started spreading in rural areas too. Therefore, everyone has to remain vigilant.
Teams have been constituted to conduct door-to-door investigation in villages and every department was cooperating for this purpose, the CM said. The CM said ‘theekri pehras’ should be imposed in villages to curb the virus spread.