Black fungus has so far killed 50 people in the Indian state of Haryana. In addition, at least 650 more people are being treated for this terrible disease in different hospitals. State Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattari said this in a statement on Sunday.
Manohar Lal told a press conference that so far 650 people in Haryana have been diagnosed with the presence of black fungus. Of these, 57 have recovered and 50 have died. On the other hand, 750 people are receiving treatment. He said the state government was trying to collect injections used in the treatment of black fungus. These injections are already being used in several government hospitals. “We have received 6,000 injection bottles so far,” he said. In the next two days we will get 2,000 more injections. In addition, more than 5,000 injections have been ordered.
Earlier on Thursday, Health Minister Anil Vij directed to increase the number of beds in government medical college hospitals from 20 to 65 to provide medical services to those suffering from black fungus or myocorrhoea. He directed the local authorities to make medicines available to the patients without any delay. At the same time, care is being taken not to create a crisis in the case of injections and other drugs.
Meanwhile, another woman died of black fungus in West Bengal, India. Two women died in West Bengal. So far, 23 people have been infected with black fungus in the state.
The current ban announced by the government to prevent coronary heart disease has been extended for another seven days. As a result, the ban will remain in force till June 6. The seven-day bank transaction time has been extended by half an hour. According to the new decision, transactions will be done in the bank from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday. The bank will be open till 4:30 pm to complete post-transaction ancillary activities.
The new directive has been issued by the Department of Off-site Supervision Department of Bangladesh Bank on Sunday.
According to the directive, to curb the spread of coronavirus-borne diseases (Covid-19), limited banking activities will be conducted till June 8 in order to continue the banking activities to a limited extent within the restrictions announced by the government. At this time daily banking transactions will be from 10 am to 3 pm. The concerned bank branch and the concerned department of the head office can be kept open till 4.30 pm for carrying out ancillary activities after the transaction.
It further said that during these seven days, one branch of each bank in the upazila town will be open on Thursdays, Sundays and Tuesdays and one branch within two kilometers of the city corporation area will be open every working day.