September 24, 2020 12:11 am
Earlier, the Punjab government had capped the RT-PCR testing by private laboratories at Rs 2,400, bringing it down from Rs 4,500 charged initially.
September 22, 2020 12:16 pm
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, who did not want to comment on “fake positive reports”, said they had asked the civil surgeons to randomly counter-check those testing positive at private labs.
September 17, 2020 12:51 am
Underscoring the efforts being made by such workers, Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that "ASHAs have covered more than 50 lakh households and surveyed around 2.5 crore population under screening campaign"
September 09, 2020 1:38 pm
Sidhu warned the people that AAP was misleading them completely, just as they had done in Delhi, where the Covid situation was critical, with all the 11 districts of the national capital among the country’s 35 worst affected districts.
August 26, 2020 1:02 am
The state Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Tuesday gave green signal to the amendment that would provide for licence to private doctors to have their own two-bed deaddiction centre that would be monitored online by the department.
August 01, 2020 5:22 am
Punjab Health and Family Welfare minister, Balbir Singh Sidhu, said that the funds have been sanctioned by the Local Bodies department.
July 06, 2020 12:09 am
"Day-to-day works have to be done. We just can’t sit back at our houses for months together. We all need to learn to live with corona following all guidelines," Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said.
July 02, 2020 8:33 am
The minister has now demanded an inquiry into the entire episode from the Chief Minister.
June 29, 2020 1:36 am
Punjab Health minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that the sincere efforts being made by the state government have resulted in the containment of coronavirus to a considerable extent.
June 27, 2020 11:24 pm
With the coronavirus cases spreading across the country, the CM said the norm of wearing mask in public had to be strictly adhered to. He appealed to the people of Punjab not to violate this and other safety protocols, and said there should be no need for challans on this count as everyone should act responsibly.