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Isolation centre set up in Ranjit Sagar Dam Hospital

Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) The Punjab Water Resources Department has set up an isolation centre at the Ranjit Sagar Dam Hospital in the Pathankot district, bordering Jammu, besides a quarantine facility at Shahpurkandi to deal with Covid-19, officials said on Saturday.

Chief Engineer Ranjit Sagar Dam S.K. Saluja said a 40-bed isolation facility had been set up in the hospital with a quarantine facility for 125 people.

Besides deploying 12 vehicles of the dam project with the local administration for Covid-19 duties, he said eight officers had been performing as executive magistrates to execute the government orders.

To ensure the safety of security personnel, he said, a large number of essential items, like sanitizer, mask and gloves, had been distributed among them, fire fighting staff and the media.

–IANS

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