Don’t create panic, CM Manohar Lal Khattar urges people

Reviews preparedness in Sirsa, Bhiwani

Don’t create panic, CM Manohar Lal Khattar urges people

Tribune News Service

Hisar, May 2

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today reviewed arrangements in Sirsa and Bhiwani towns to tackle the spread of Covid-19.

Addressing mediapersons in Sirsa, Khattar said the government had decided to impose a lockdown in the state from May 3 to May 9

The Chief Minister directed the district administration to take all necessary steps to check the spread of the disease and ensure adequate medical facilities to patients.

He urged the public to refrain from spreading panic and rather play a positive role in the fight against coronavirus.

To a query, Khattar said the authorities had been asked to make additional arrangements for beds and other facilities. He claimed that there was no oxygen shortage for Covid patients in the state and Sirsa's quota for the same had also been increased.

He said the government was reviewing health facilities in all districts and the feedback of each member of the teams constituted at the district level was being taken. The shortcomings were being rectified.

Meanwhile, the police thwarted the attempt of farmers to show black flags to the Chief Minister in Sirsa and Bhiwani towns. The activists were detained and released after some time.

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