CM lauds efforts of healthcare personnel

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Sunday hailed the workforce effort of healthcare and different personnel, which helped cut back the incidence of COVID-19 within the Union Territory.

Addressing a digital press convention, he additionally cautioned that the achievement might be undone if folks dropped the guard.

He urged the folks to proceed observing security norms.

“No demise has been reported within the Union Territory at the moment and the variety of constructive instances has additionally come down projecting the image of the pandemic on a declining development,” Mr. Narayanasamy stated.

Nevertheless, folks ought to proceed to watch security norms, particularly given some reviews of reinfection of recovered sufferers, he stated.

The Chief Minister stated 17 per cent of the 15 lakh inhabitants in Puducherry had been examined to date.

He stated for over six months, groups of medical personnel, in affiliation with employees of different departments, together with police, had been placing in devoted service to assist restore normalcy in a phased method right here.

“We have now taken care of manpower necessities, ramped up infrastructure and different services in authorities hospitals entrusted with the duty of treating COVID-19 sufferers,” he added.

EWS quota

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy condemned the Centre’s transfer to earmark 10% quota for Economically Weaker Sections from the present reservation for scheduled castes and backward communities.

Describing the transfer as a gross injustice, Mr. Narayanasamy stated he had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi explaining the Union Territory’s objections.