Press Releases

28 March 2020
28 March 2020

  • Chandigarh, March 28- Taking a step further towards ensuring to stop the spread of Novel Corona Virus in the State, Haryana Chief Minister has directed the Officers of District Administration to make appropriate arrangements for setting up the medical, stay and food facilities for the migrant labourers working in the State.
  • The Chief Minister gave these directions while presiding over the Crisis Coordination Committee Meeting with the Senior Officers through video conferencing here today.
  • He directed the officers to closely monitor the movement of such labourers in their respective districts and it should be further ensured that the maximum number of labourers who are working in State should be asked to stay in the ‘Safe Camps' being set up by the State Government in each district. Apart from this, the medical testing facility of the migrant labourers should also be done by setting up special medical camps so that if there is any chance of any migrant being positive of Corona, then they can be time tested and quarantined, the Chief Minister added.
  • He said that check points should be set up at each district to stop their movement and they can be further encouraged to stay in ‘Safe Camps’ which have been specially set up for them.
  • The Chief Minister further directed that the officers should also ask the industrialist in their respective districts to make staying and food arrangements for the laborers working in their factories and industrial units.
  • Showing concern about the poor people who are not included in the Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana and Construction Workers Board list, the Chief Minister said that the registration work of such people should be accelerated so that these people can also, get the financial help of 1000 per week along with other basic assistance.
  • The Chief Minister directed the officers to also ensure the maximum involvement of volunteers, social organization and NGOs to ensure that the supply chain of an essential commodity is done smoothly.  He said that the officers should also ensure the availability of mobile vans for the supply of essential commodities in each district for the door to door delivery.
  • The Chief Minister directed that as Kurukshetra is a religious place and many Saints and Sadhus are already living there, therefore, proper arrangements should be made for them so that it can be ensured that they are getting enough food and have proper staying arrangements.  He said that since many social organizations are working in the district, so these can also be involved in ensuring their food and staying facilities.
  • The Chief Minister said that instead of opening shops in every district, arrangements should be made for the door to door delivery by strengthening the supply chain in each district which will certainly ensure social distancing.  He said that the movement of vegetables and other essential commodities coming from neighboring States would also be ensured so that there is no problem in their movement.
  • The Chief Minister directed the officers to gear up the working of closely monitoring those who have come from foreign so that the chain of virus can be stopped.
  • He said that the availability of ventilators and other necessary medical equipment required for COVID-19 across the State should be ensured.
  • Chandigarh, March 28- It is a matter of great relief for Haryana as out of the 20 patients infected with the Novel Corona virus, 6 people have now recovered fully, including 5 persons from Gurugram and one from Faridabad district. While it is also also a matter of relief that there is no causality in the State.
  • The information was shared with Haryana Chief Minister during the meeting held with the District health officers and representatives of medical colleges of the State through video conferencing here today. Haryana Health Minister Mr. Anil Vij was also present in the meeting.
  • The Chief Minister was apprised that out of 10 positive cases in Gurugram district, now samples of five people is negative which means that they have completely recovered from the disease. It was informed that the sample of the first COVID-19 patient of the district is also now negative.
  • The Health Department officers further shared that there are 3 positive cases in Faridabad, out of which the sample of one patient is reported negative today, which means that there are now only 2 infected patients in Faridabad.
  • The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the officers and employees of the Health Department, especially the officers of Gurugram and Faridabad District Administration, who are engaged in the work of preventing the spread of the Corona virus. He directed the officers concerned to focus on setting up exclusive COVID-19 hospitals.
  • The Chief Minister directed the District level Health Department officers that a team of specialist doctors should be constituted in their respective districts so that if necessary they can mutually coordinate to take necessary steps to stop the spread of Corona and can also discuss their strategies for dealing the same and can further take the right decision.
  • The Chief Minister directed the officials to develop a 'mobile-app' that can monitor the activities of the people who have been 'home quarantined' and through this app, the State Government should get the information about such people who go away from the designated places so that legal action will be taken against them.
  • Speaking on the occasion, the Home Minister Mr. Anil Vij directed the police officers to monitor the activities of the 'Home Quarantined' people and the concerned Station House Officer should keep a regular check on them, and if anyone is found violating the rules, then action should be taken against them.
  • Chief Secretary Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Mr. Rajeev Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education, and Research Department Mr. Alok Nigam, Director General of Haryana Police, Mr. Manoj Yadava and many senior officers were present in the meeting.