West Bengal is observing a surge in number of Covid-19 cases. On Sunday, it reported 635 new cases along with 11 deaths. According to the sources, Hooghly and Darjeeling recorded highest new deaths with three each. South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Purba Medinipur and Jalpaiguri recorded one death each.
On September 10 the health secretary of Chandigarh, Yashpal Garg in a meeting issued orders for the private hospitals to keep third wave at bay. Private hospitals with 50 or more beds have installed PSA oxygen plant. Next three months are crucial period to tackle the third wave, as per Yashpal Garg.
Newly inducted Gujarat Health Minister Rushikesh Patel along with Minister of State for health Nimisha Suthar visited the 1,200-bed Civil Hospital in the Medicity campus on Sunday. Thanking the healthcare staff, health minister said that the hospital has been working day and is prepared for the possible third wave. Gujarat The health department will also launch mega drive to ensure 80 lakh families with PMJAY-MAA health cards.