HP Cabinet Extended Corona Curfew up to May 26

Shimla May 15, (QNN)

To break the virus chain, the state Cabinet decided to extend the Corona Curfew in the State till May 26 Morning. The State Cabinet meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur  to reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State and expressed concern over the sharp surge in number of Covid-19 cases in the State.

It was decided that in order to ensure check exodus of labourers and workers all the shops dealing with construction materials would also remain open on Tuesday and Friday in a week for three hours.

The Cabinet also decided to allow hiring dead body vans for all the Medical Colleges and Zonal and Regional Hospitals and hospitals with bed capacity of 200 and above. It also decided that forest department would provide free wood for cremation of corona deceased where forest rights are enforced and forest corporation would provide fuel wood in other areas. All the MCs would be allowed to hire dead body vans.

The Cabinet also decided that every Minister would review the Chief Minister’s announcements of their respective departments within 15 days and implementation should be started within three months.

The Cabinet also gave its nod to procure CT Scan 128 slice and MRI 1.5 Tesla Machines worth Rs. 20 crore in Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Government Medical College, Chamba to facilitate the people.