Haryana CM Khattar interacts with people through Haryana Aaj program

Apr 12, 2020 20:48 | Haryana
  • Samples of  about 3900 people sent for  testing
  • Haryana has better arrangements to fight corona virus


Chandigarh, April 12- Haryana, Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal has appealed to the people of the state that they have to keep their spirits high to fight the COVID-19 battle.  He said that all types of necessary arrangements have been made by the State Government to fight this Pandemic. As a result of these arrangements, positive patients who after getting treatment in the hospitals and have returned to their homes after recovering fully, are the real soldiers, Such people are a source of positive energy and inspiration for all of us.

The Chief Minister was interacting with the people about the present situation of COVID-19 in the State during the 'Haryana Aaj' program, today.

The Chief Minister said that in the battle of Corona, we do not have to fear or lose hope; rather we have to defeat Corona and win against it. Thus we will defeat Corona in Haryana and eradicate it from India.

The Chief Minister said that the arrangements being made to fight the corona virus in Haryana were better than the other states. He said that about 25,000 people have been kept under surveillance and samples of around 3900 people have been sent for testing.

          The Chief Minister, Mr.  Manohar interacted live with five people and their families, who have now returned to their homes after recovery. The Chief Minister congratulated them for their victory and asked them to share their stories of survival and their hospital experiences.

Mrs. Manju, who has recovered from the virus after getting treatment from PGIMS Rothak, said that on March 23, she was tested positive and after that she was admitted in the hospital for 10 days and had now returned home. She said that firstly there was nervousness in her mind but then the treatment and humane behaviour of the doctors towards her helped a lot in her recovery.

Similarly, Kapil Chopra, a resident of Gurugram, shared that on March 22-23, he had fever and was admitted to private hospital, while on April, 2 he was tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing test for pneumonia. He said that after being treated for almost two and half weeks, he got discharged today morning only.  He shared that during his hospitalization, he remained connected with his family, friends, especially senior citizens and kept them motivated to fight the COVID battle.

Similarly, Monica, a mother of a specially abled child, Mohit, shared her views with the Chief Minister that on March 16, her daughter Manu had returned from London in view of the deteriorating situation due to COVID-19 pandemic.  On March 17 she was tested positive for Corona, while later the entire family was tested for Corona in which, Mohit also tested positive. They were both admitted in the civil hospital and later on they were shifted to Fortis hospital, from where they were on March 29. Mrs. Monika told the Chief Minister that after staying in the hospital for 14 days and staying quarantined for another 14 days at home, they have now completed the stipulated time period of 28 days.

The Chief Minister also spoke to Amrit Pal Singh, a resident of Faridabad and Manu, a resident of Gurugram, who were hospitalized at Safdarganj Hospital, Delhi.

The Chief Minister appealed to the people to have a sympathetic behaviour towards those who have recovered from COVID-19 and have returned to their homes. He said that people should come forward to help them on humanitarian grounds. He said that the State Government will provide all kinds of assistance to the people.

Mr. Manohar Lal said that during the lockdown period the economic condition of the people has been affected, whether it is farmer, labourer or small shopkeeper. He appealed to the people that we have to think how to help such people to recover from their economic crisis. The State Government is making all out efforts in this direction.

The Chief Minister said that those who are living in their homes during the lockdown period and living in quarantine should also utilize this time wisely and infuse new positive energy. For example, in ancient times, our saints and sages used to go in seclusion and meditate to get positive energy in themselves.