The Chief Minister has instructed the affected people to provide immediate relief and permissible assistance. The Chief Minister has also ordered the Public Works Department, National Highways and Border Roads Organization to open the closed routes immediately.
Roads broken by heavy rain (indicative photo)
In two separate incidents on Monday in the Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand amidst havoc in Corona, houses and roads have been damaged due to cloudburst during heavy rain. There is no loss of life information from anywhere. Taking immediate cognizance of the news of cloudburst, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat took information from the concerned district magistrates on the phone and asked them to keep a constant watch on the situation.
The Chief Minister has also directed to provide immediate relief and permissible assistance to the affected people. The Chief Minister ordered the Public Works Department, National Highways and Border Roads Organization to open the closed routes immediately so that the public does not face any problem.
Corona’s havoc continues
On Monday, 5403 new Kovid cases were found in Uttarakhand, while 128 other Corona Infections succumbed. According to the bulletin issued by the Health Department, the number of corona virus infected in the state has so far increased to 197023. Dehradun district again topped the list with the highest number of 2026 Kovid patients. At the same time, corona infection was confirmed in 676 people in Haridwar, 656 in Udham Singh Nagar district, 458 in Nainital, 415 in Tehri Garhwal, 215 in Champawat, 215 in Uttarkashi, 169 in Chamoli, 167 in Almoda, 150 in Pithoragarh and 139 in Pauri. .
In addition, 128 corona-infected people died today due to infection across the state, after which the death toll from the epidemic rose to 2930. The number of cases under treatment in the state is 55436 while 134488 patients have become healthy so far.
Plants will be set up to supply oxygen
There is enough capacity to meet oxygen consumption in Uttarakhand and soon oxygen plants will also be set up in nine other places. State Health Secretary Amit Negi gave this information. Negi said that the state currently consumes about 100 metric tons of oxygen and as the number of oxygen beds increases, its consumption will increase further, which we have enough capacity to meet. He said that on April 1 last year, only the Srinagar Medical College had its own oxygen plant, whereas at present a total of six places have got oxygen plants. Of these, the capacity to produce 2,330 liters per minute of oxygen has been achieved.
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