2 more test positive in G’gram, cases touch 10

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2 more test positive in G’gram, cases touch 10

Thursday, 26 March 2020 | Pravesh Sharma | Gurugram

Two more samples of patients suffering from Covid-19 have tested positive, taking the total number of infected persons to ten in the city.

The new cases were reported from Emar Palm Garden, sector 83 and Palam Vihar.

With these two, Palam Vihar has become most infected area in Gurugram with 4 positive cases. Nirvana country sector 50 and Sector 9A has 2 cases each and Sushant Lok one positive case.

Apart from this, 33 people have been booked for being on the streets in Gurugram on Monday.

Meanwhile, On Wednesday, the third day of the lockdown, the roads and streets were seen deserted in the Gurugram district. Officials however, said that the numbers were much lower than day one of the lockdown.

Also On Wednesday, the Commissioner of Gurugram police Muhammad Akil give directions to the police officials to allow the continuation of essential services like food and groceries, online delivery services like Zomato, Flipkart, Amazon, Bluedart, Woe Express, Swiggy, Groffers, Bigbasket, Milkbasket, Dunzo, Big Bazaar and Iffco Tokyo Goods.

Hundreds of people across the city were left helpless at their homes as essential items like fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk, meat and fish etc did not reach their doors despite placing orders well in advance.

To stop panic buying, Gurugram District Magistrate Amit Khatri said adequate food and vegetables were available in the district.

However, the Haryana government has already ordered a complete lockdown in the entire state on Monday. The lockdown has also been imposed for 21 days across the country.

Apart from this, vHealth by Atena virtual doctor consultations service has announced a special initiative of providing free access to its virtual doctor consultation service, until 15th April, to help ensure people have access to health care during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The consultation service will be available for 30 days from the date of registration. People who register for the service can also utilise the benefit for up to four family members. To register for a virtual health consultation call the toll-free number 1800 103 7093 or give a missed call at 9029096186 to register online.

Talking about the initiative, Dr Sneh Khemka, President of Population Health, Aetna International said, “As the nation’s top leaders are urging people to stay at home and even avoid going to the hospitals unless in an extreme emergency, virtual consultation can be a single, trusted point of contact, for all their medical concerns for many in the country and we feel there is a need for us to step-up and support the community at large.”

Also, To fight and overcome the spread of the pandemic of COVID-19. MG Motor India announced a donation of Rs 2 crores for the Government hospitals and health institutions providing medical assistance in Gurugram.

In which Rs 1 crore contribution will come from the company directly, its employees have also pledged to donate another Rs 1 crore. The contribution includes gloves, masks, ventilators, medicines and beds etc.

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