CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Health Department on Monday ordered the closure of all COVID level-1 facilities in the state because of a drop in occupancy in these centres.
The patients, admitted to the level-1 facilities, will be shifted to the government-run Level-2 centres.
According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 13,577 active cases in the state.
There are about 8,000 beds at 24 Level-I centres. Civil surgeons in these facilities have been asked to relieve medical and non-medical staff.