Sukhpreet who is a fireman with the Chandigarh Administration now has been tasked with contact tracing and isolating the suspects. Sukhpreet&#039;s wife is a staff nurse at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32.
As of now, samples are tested for COVID-19 at PGIMER and GMCH-32. A total of 1,067 samples have been tested in their laboratories. Out of these, 183 samples were collected from Chandigarh residents, and the rest from the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
Principal Home Secretary Arun Gupta, who also holds the charge of Commissioner Food Safety, had issued these orders on Monday. The orders triggered confusion either merely spitting has also become a criminal offence in Chandigarh.
Lieutenant General VK Dhir, who retired from the corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering as the Director General in 2005, has developed the prototype with the aid of a local electrician from Mullanpur.
SP Roshan Lal said, “We received the orders of extension in the evening. The decision was taken by following the Punjab Government, which also decided to extend the service of its police personnel, who were scheduled to retire on Tuesday."
Bharat Goswami, a transporter in Chandigarh, is unable to send his consignment of hand sanitisers to be delivered in Bihar, as ordered by the Bihar government, as his trucks are stuck in Chandigarh, with no driver agreeing to make the journey.