No Coronavirus Case Reported In Himachal – Health Minister Vipin Parmar

Dharamshala:  Health and Family Welfare Minister of Himachal Pradesh Vipin Singh Parmar has asserted that no case of the dreaded ‘corona’ virus has been reported in the state. He said, “There is no case of this virus in the state so far.”

Parmar added that the government and the health department were fully alert and ready to deal with any situation. The corona virus which has claimed many lives in China, originated from one  province in that country and there are many Indians studying or working in many provinces of China.

Health Minister Vipin Parmar

The health minister said , “the Government of India has issued an advisory to all states about corona virus and the Himachal government is taking all measure to deal with any eventuality.  Thermo sensors have been installed in all the airports of Dharamshala , Bhuntar and Shimla to checkout for the virus.” He said that the Health Department was keeping an eye on people coming from China.

Regarding development of facilities in the area Health Minister said that city scan facility shall be made available in Civil Hospital Bhawarna soon, He said that Rs 24 crore had been provided for constructing of Civil Hospital building at Bhavarna. “Modern machines are being provided along with expert doctors in all major hospitals of the state,” said Parmar.

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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