In Himachal, Korana became infected, CM Jairam Thakur gave instructions to increase the capacity of oxygenated beds in hospitals (file photo)
In Himachal, 842 new cases of corona have been reported in the state on Friday. During this time 9 corona infected have died. The number of active cases has reached 7 thousand 711. So far, 1155 people have died due to corona in the state.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held a high-level meeting with the Chief Secretary and other top officials on Friday evening regarding the situation in Corona. CM reviewed the situation of Kovid and took stock of various arrangements. In this regard, CM said that medicines, capacity of oxygenated beds, masks, sanitizers and all other things are available in sufficient quantity in the state. Seeing the increasing cases of corona, the CM directed the Health Department to increase the capacity of oxygenated beds in hospitals.
The CM said that appeals are being made to the civic bodies, panchayati raj institutions and social organizations for providing necessary information along with monitoring, preventing infection and helping the needy. For this, meetings are being held with officials from different districts. Information has been given about the corona test in the state that so far 13 lakh 60 thousand 794 people have been screened through RTPCR, Rapid Antigen Test, True-NAT and CV NAT. The rate of investigation of Kovid-19 in the state is 1 lakh 94 thousand 399 per million. So far more than 10 lakh people have been vaccinated, 11 lakh 87 thousand 275 doses of vaccine have been given.