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Two labs have given different reports to a Chandigarh-based businessman.(HT Photo/For representation only)

Sampled for Covid-19 in one day, man gets positive and negative reports from two labs

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:14 PM IST
Amit Singla, a businessman living in Sector 27B said he decided to get himself tested after returning from Leh on Saturday
Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)
Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)

Oxygen demand shoots up as Covid cases spike in tricity

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali/chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:33 PM IST
A major supplier of medical oxygen in the city said around 15,000 bulk cylinders per month were supplied in the region before Covid, which had gone up to 25,000 cylinders after the outbreak
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Patients to get free treatment, medicines for 13 at Chandigarh hospital

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Patients will be able to get consultations from doctors affiliated with reputed institutions such as the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), GMCH-32 free of cost at Tera Hi Tera Mission Super Specialty Hospital in Sector 45
Persons isolating at home will have to check their temperature daily and report to authorities in case of health problems.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Persons isolating at home will have to check their temperature daily and report to authorities in case of health problems.(HT Photo/For representation only)

UT hospitals allow home isolation for suspected Covid-19 cases

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The home isolation option was not followed earlier, but with the rising number of tests health authorities have decided to allow it
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)

More men testing positive for Covid-19 in tricity than women

By Tanbir Dhaliwal and Amanjeet Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 12:20 AM IST
In the tricity 57.2% of those affected are men. The gap between males and females is widest in Panchkula at 66.5% male patients followed by Mohali at 59%, while in Chandigarh it’s 52%.
Davinder Pal Singh, a 43-year-old senior journalist with the PTC Punjabi TV channel, died in Mohali on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Davinder Pal Singh, a 43-year-old senior journalist with the PTC Punjabi TV channel, died in Mohali on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

TV news anchor dies of Covid-19 in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 09:10 PM IST
Davinder Pal Singh was a resident of Phase-10 and suffering from post renal transplant complications when he was hospitalised on June 13 after testing positive for Covid-19
A man getting tested for Covid-19 at a drive-through facility of a private laboratory in Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
A man getting tested for Covid-19 at a drive-through facility of a private laboratory in Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Chandigarh lags behind UTs in Covid-19 testing

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 12:30 AM IST
Puducherry with a population bracket similar to Chandigarh’s has conducted almost double the number of tests
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Chandigarh Covid-19 positivity rate highest in tricity, Mohali, P’kula carry out more tests

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 11:08 PM IST
With a Covid-19 positivity rate of 6%, the city is much ahead of Mohali with 1.9% and Panchkula with 1%
A health worker checks people in a sealed area as Covid-19 cases spike in Chandigarh’s Bapu Dham Colony.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)
A health worker checks people in a sealed area as Covid-19 cases spike in Chandigarh’s Bapu Dham Colony.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Biggest spike in Covid-19 cases in Chandigarh during lockdown 4.0

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:49 PM IST
As many as 103 persons, about 34% of the total cases, tested positive from May 18 to May 31, though most were confined to Bapu Dham Colony
Chandigarh conducted 4,467 tests in May, out of which 289 were positive, which translated to a positivity rate of 6.4%.(AP)
Chandigarh conducted 4,467 tests in May, out of which 289 were positive, which translated to a positivity rate of 6.4%.(AP)

Chandigarh’s Covid-19 positivity rate higher than that of neighbouring states

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 10:05 PM IST
Neighbouring states fare better than Chandigarh with less than three out of every 100 tests confirming positive in Punjab and one each in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, though doctors attribute it to testing of low-risk groups.
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.(HT file)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.(HT file)

PGIMER Chandigarh ‘develops’ robotic trolley for Covid patients

Chandigarh | By Indo Asian News Service| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The device was formally launched by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Director Jagat Ram on Saturday.
Two couples in Chandigarh had called the Childline helpline, seeking help saying their children were ‘virtually out of their control’.(HT photo)
Two couples in Chandigarh had called the Childline helpline, seeking help saying their children were ‘virtually out of their control’.(HT photo)

Can my child be sent to a shelter? Request from parents leaves Childline staff baffled

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Phone service for children inundated with pleas for help as parents grapple with child behaviour problems
Seniors checking if the PPE kits have been worn properly at PGIMER in Chandigarh.(HT PHOTO)
Seniors checking if the PPE kits have been worn properly at PGIMER in Chandigarh.(HT PHOTO)

Young Covid-19 warriors in Chandigarh undaunted by infection risks, skin lesions, dehydration

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Working in non-AC environments can be tough and PPE suits make things work, says nursing officers at PGIMER’s Covid-19 hospital
The infant who recovered from Covid, in her mother’s arms, being discharged from PGIMER, Chandigarh on Sunday.
The infant who recovered from Covid, in her mother’s arms, being discharged from PGIMER, Chandigarh on Sunday.

11-month-old, Chandigarh’s youngest patient, checkmates Covid

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 09:22 PM IST
Director PGIMER Dr Jagat Ram said that it was a triumph as treating the baby was a mighty task for the medical team due to her tender age
The Chandigarh administration has set up an exclusive isolation  ward for Covid-19 patient at PGIMER.(Ravi Kumar/HT photo)
The Chandigarh administration has set up an exclusive isolation  ward for Covid-19 patient at PGIMER.(Ravi Kumar/HT photo)

Staff safety a priority, says PGI after workers demand action for negligence

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2020 10:39 PM IST
An upset workers union wrote to the SSP after two workers were infected with the virus
A patient being taken for dialysis from an inn at the PGIMER to a private facility in Sector 38, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Anil Dayal/HT)
A patient being taken for dialysis from an inn at the PGIMER to a private facility in Sector 38, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Anil Dayal/HT)

Dialysis patients have a tough time amid Covid-19 curfew in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Patients who arrived at Chandigarh PGIMER for treatment before curfew was imposed have been stranded here since March 23.(HT file photo)
Patients who arrived at Chandigarh PGIMER for treatment before curfew was imposed have been stranded here since March 23.(HT file photo)

Stranded at Chandigarh PGIMER, patients yearn to go home

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 07:39 PM IST
UT health secretary, Arun Kumar Gupta, said the state governments concerned should provide assistance in this regard
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Chandigarh’s PGIMER accuses business conglomerate of intellectual theft

Hinduatan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2020 12:36 AM IST
Mahindra and Mahindra has approached the institute in the wake of Covid-19 epidemic, but within 48 hours, they had copied their low-cost ventilator and claimed it as their own design, said a PGI professor
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Coronavirus: Plans afoot to set up testing lab in Panchkula

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Space near the psychiatric ward of civil hospital has been finalised for setting up the lab
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Covid-19: With no transport, patients discharged from Chandigarh hospitals stranded

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Life is no more what it was a week ago.(STOCK IMAGE)
Life is no more what it was a week ago.(STOCK IMAGE)

Covid-19: To beat isolation anxiety, imagine you’re on a vacay, say experts

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2020 01:32 AM IST
To those who are getting panic attacks, or their sleep is disturbed, the doctor has simple advice— stay busy, engage in exercise, yoga, meditation, listen to music and do whatever it takes to calm you down
Police cordoning off the street outside the woman patient’s house in Phase 3A, Mohali. She is isolated at the Phase 6 civil hospital.(Anil Dayal/HT)
Police cordoning off the street outside the woman patient’s house in Phase 3A, Mohali. She is isolated at the Phase 6 civil hospital.(Anil Dayal/HT)

Coronavirus in Mohali: NRI patient flees hospital, booked

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2020 01:42 AM IST
69-year-old UK woman visiting Mohali tested positive, isolated at Phase 6 civil hospital; samples of her sister, who travelled back with her, local male relative being tested
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Mohali medical college set to start from upcoming session

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Punjab government forms 13-member board of management with former PGIMER director Dr KK Talwar as its chairman

27-year-old brain dead Sangrur man gives new lease of life to four

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 01:09 AM IST
He was admitted with fatal head injuries at a civil hospital in Kharar on February 9 and was referred to Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research on February 10
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GMCH-32 mgmt says unauthorised chemists can’t do biz at hospital

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:28 AM IST
Ayush centre, AIIMS campus Bathinda.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Ayush centre, AIIMS campus Bathinda.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

AIIMS Bathinda to introduce Ayush treatment; team to visit Rishikesh

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Vishal Joshi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 10:27 PM IST
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Redress grievances in 30 days: PGIMER to department heads

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 12:48 AM IST
The directions were issued after the health and family welfare ministry wrote to the institute for timely disposal of public grievances filed online, which is being monitored at the top-level in the ministry
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Now, directors to head govt medical colleges in Punjab

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Ravinder Vasudeva, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:25 PM IST
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Lack of machines hits patient care, research at PGIMER

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 01:07 AM IST
Awaiting CT scanners, high-end endoscopy machines for two years
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PGIMER Chandigarh adjudgedbest in promoting cadaveric donation

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:59 AM IST
Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan presented the award at an event organised to celebrate the 10th Indian Organ Donation Day at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday.
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