Dehradun: With the variety of COVID-19 instances on the rise in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat requested his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani on Monday to offer oxygen cylinders to the state.
Rawat spoke to Rupani on the telephone, an official launch issued right here mentioned.
The Gujarat chief minister assured Rawat of all potential assist to take care of the state of affairs, it added.
Meanwhile, state Health Secretary Amit Negi informed reporters that the continued curfew has been prolonged by three extra days in districts with a excessive variety of instances, together with Dehradun, to interrupt the transmission chain of the coronavirus.
The state authorities’s technique to take care of the pandemic relies on testing, tracing, isolation, therapy and vaccination of individuals.
The variety of folks being discharged from hospitals after therapy can be rising, Negi mentioned, including that 90 per cent of the sufferers are recovering in house isolation.
Two lakh doses of anti-COVID vaccines are prone to arrive quickly for inoculating folks above 45 years of age, after which 1.20 lakh extra doses will come, he mentioned.