Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday flagged off 110 ‘mini bus-ambulances’ from Chandigarh.
These ‘mini bus-ambulances’ will work to bring serious patients of COVID-19 to the hospitals in Panchkula and Ambala. A total of 110 such ‘mini bus-ambulances’ have been prepared to cover the entire state.
Before flagging off these ‘mini bus-ambulances’ from Chandigarh, Mr Khattar interacted with the drivers of the ambulance and motivated them to work to deliver their best in this sensitive time of Covid. He explained to them that transporting serious patients to hospitals through ambulances during Covid-19 is not only a job but a service to the mankind.
After flagging off these ‘mini bus-ambulances’, CM Khattar said that the passenger seats of 110 mini buses of Haryana Roadways have been removed and has been replaced with beds to take serious patients of Covid-19 to the hospital immediately. Each district will be given 5 ‘mini bus-ambulances’. Each ambulance has 4 beds, two oxygen cylinders, masks, sanitizers, PPE kits and first-aid kits etc. In addition, every district there will one large AC buses which can be utilised as an isolation centre.