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Punjab CM announces extension of service of the retiring doctors in Punjab as pandemic worsens

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced a three-month extension for all retiring doctors and specialists aged under 60 as the coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in the state. 

CM asked the Chief Secretary to expedite the process of recruitment of technicians and lab assistants for coping with the exponential demand in view of the increasing number of Covid cases. These doctors were earlier given extension till September 30, which has now been extended till December 31, 2020, said the Chief Minister.