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Punjab govt orders closure of all COVID level-1 facilities due to drop in occupancy

Punjab govt orders closure of all COVID level-1 facilities due to drop in occupancy

Published: 06th October 2020 11:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th October 2020 11:57 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

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. 



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