On Friday, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced the formation of the new Malerkotla district in Punjab. Malerkotla, with a majority of Muslim population, is carved out from the city of Sangrur. It is the 23rd district in the state and located about 131 km from Chandigarh.
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Amid spike in COVID-19 infections, a badminton court in Chandigarh's SD College has been converted into a 50-bed COVID care facility. The centre will have all medical facilities including oxygen cylinders. Doctor and nurses will present round the clock and will keep a track of patient through CCTV cameras installed in the facility. SD College vice Principal Rohina Khullar informed that the centre will have music facility in order to give a soothing environment to patients. "We will have cooks for providing 3-meals a day and along with that if anyone wants something different, it will also be provided."
Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar said that control room for oxygen supply has been made in Chandigarh amid soared requirement of oxygen in the state. He also informed that they have received 12,700 Remdesivir injections from the Centre till now out of demand of 20,000. "We have made control room for oxygen supply in Chandigarh. We have been allotted 70 MT per day of oxygen from Odisha. We have acquired 20 tankers for the transportation of oxygen. We need more tankers. We have demanded 20,000 Remdesivir injections from the Centre, as of now we have received 12,700 injections. We also received 160 Tocilizumab injections from the Centre, out of which we gave 80 to private hospitals and 80 to govt medical colleges," said CM Manohar Lal Khattar.