In Uttarakhand, taking into account the rise in corona positive cases, the state Government has decided to close all government offices from Saturday to monday for sanitisation.
Dr.Pankaj Pandey secretary incharge of health department told media person in Dehradun yesterday that the number of covid 19 cases in Uttarakhand breached the 4 thousand mark on Wednesday ,therefore it has been decided that state government offices will remain closed for a period of three days Friday ,Saturday and Sunday for sanitisation.He said that there is no scarcity of oxygen in the state.
Dr. Pandey informed that 10 thousand 375 isolation beds are available in Uttarakhand out of which 9 thousand 388 are empty. But the hospitals in Dehradun are full as the capital city is also witnessing a lot of patients from neighbouring states such as Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. The city based government and private hospitals are ensuring proper availability of oxygen from respective vendors.