Nawanshahr, May 12:(STN) MLA Angad Singh today called on Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu and apprised him of the current situation of Covid-19 in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district. He said that earlier there was an outbreak of Kovid in most of the urban areas of the district but now it has spread to the rural areas as well and many cases were being reported in the villages. He appealed to the Health Minister to take appropriate action in view of this situation so that no one in the district would be deprived of treatment. He said that there was no shortage of oxygen and essential medicines in the district at present but if there was any increase in the number of cases in the coming days, it was necessary to make appropriate arrangements. He said that the district administration and the health department were making all out efforts to protect the people of the district from Covid and besides providing better health facilities to the covid patients, the work of Covid sampling, contact tracing and vaccination was in full swing. He appealed to the Health Minister to visit the district to take stock of the condition, prevention and treatment arrangements of Kovid at the grass root level. Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that he would soon visit the district to review the condition of Covid and the health facilities being provided to Kovid patients. He said that the Punjab government was making all out efforts to defeat Covid and with the cooperation of all the state would soon be liberated from Covid.