RGMC elections one of the reason for Covid cases surge in Patiala-DC
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Due to sudden rise in Covid-19 cases in Patiala, Deputy Commissioner Patiala Sandeep Hans has appeal to the residents of district Patiala to adhere to the covid norms and take necessary precautions, steps.
Taking serious note on the violations done by the residents, he said the sudden rise in covid cases were reported from posh localities of the city. He further pinpointed that “the Rajindra Gymkhana and Mahindra Club which recently holds elections and the management overlooked the covid guidelines. Due to this, new covid cases were reported from the posh localities like Model Town, Charan Bagh, Majithia Enclave, Urban Estate, SST Nagar , DMW ” added Hans.
Even the New Year parties thrown by residents were also a one of the reason for covid cases surges in Patiala.
On the cases of Thapar College, deputy commissioner said “students who came from different parts of the country also organized parties and get-togethers. These parties were also reasons that high number of cases was reported from the college campus.
He also appeals the residents to take the necessary precautions, Covid vaccination as per the government guidelines as new variant Omicron is spreading very fast. “Though the new variant is not fatal, but we have to take necessary precautions “added deputy commissioner.
RGMC elections one of the reason for Covid cases surge in Patiala-DC. Even today, the RGMC management openly flouted the covid norms and organized a “Swearing-in-ceremony” of the new executive committee, which was elected on December 30,2021.
Today 143 cases were reported in Patiala. Out of which 131 cases are related to Patiala city, 01 to Nabha, 03 to Rajpura, 01 to Block Bhadson, 01 to Block Kauli, 01 to Kalomajra, 01 to Harpalpur and 01 to Block Dudhansadha.
Due to shifting of 03 cases from other states, the number of covid positive cases in the district has increased to 49524 and the number of patients recovering under Mission Fateh is 47669 and the number of active cases has increased to 491.