Chandigarh, September 14
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday returned to state capital Chandigarh after recovering from COVID-19 and urged folks to religiously observe all the rules like sporting masks and social distancing to remain protected.
He asserted that there was no have to be afraid of coronavirus, however we’ve to stay vigilant.
After testing constructive for novel coronavirus on August 24, barely two days earlier than the day-long monsoon session of the state meeting, Khattar was admitted to Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital for therapy.
Khattar, 66, had developed fever and physique ache three days previous to testing constructive for COVID-19.
He was taken to the hospital round 2.30 am on August 25 the place he remained admitted for the following 17 days and after being discharged he rested for just a few extra days in PWD relaxation home in Gurgaon.
After being admitted to the hospital, a multidisciplinary workforce of medical doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi; PGIMS, Rohtak, Gurgaon Civil Surgeon Dr Virender Yadav, Medanta’s Dr Sushila Kataria had reviewed his situation, line of therapy and progress made, a state authorities assertion had mentioned earlier.
Talking to reporters in Gurgaon shortly earlier than leaving for Chandigarh, Khattar mentioned he has totally recovered although medical doctors have suggested him to observe his well being for the following 10 days.
“I want to thank all those who wished and prayed for my speedy recovery as well as the doctors who were involved in my treatment,” he mentioned.
Replying to a query, Khattar urged folks to religiously observe all the rules issued by the federal government and different authorities within the wake of the pandemic.
“We all have to act responsibly and follow all the guidelines like wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and hand sanitising to stay safe,” he mentioned.
“We don’t have to be afraid of coronavirus, we have to be vigilant. Being vigilant is essential to defeating this pandemic,” the chief minister mentioned.
Khattar additionally suggested folks, particularly those that are at a better danger, To keep away from going out of their properties.
“Because we have seen instances where an entire family became infected after one of its members contracted the virus,” he mentioned.
Replying to a query, he mentioned whereas he was on highway to restoration, he tried to maintain himself engaged in some official work.
To one other question, he mentioned he can not say for positive from the place he contracted the an infection, however simply earlier than catching the virus, he had been attending many official conferences in Delhi.
One of the conferences Khattar had attended days earlier than he examined constructive was with Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, who additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 later. PTI