Ensure constant monitoring of home isolation patients: Dulloo

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo Thursday chaired a meeting to review the status of COVID19 across Jammu and Kashmir at Civil Secretariat here.

Speaking during the meeting, Atal Dulloo impressed upon the officers to make public adopt the COVID appropriate behaviour strictly   besides increasing the frequency of daily testing.

The Financial Commissioner further stressed upon the Deputy Commissioners and other officials  to keep themselves prepared for the forthcoming winter season and festive season and ensure that the unlock 5.0 guidelines are strictly implemented.

Atal Dulloo directed the officers for constant monitoring of home isolation patients besides regular monitoring of health through phone in facility. He exhorted upon the officers to increase the frequency of calls to home isolation patients.

Underlining the need for effective strategy for containing the spread of virus, the Financial Commissioner asked the DCs to follow the strategy of constant surveillance, proper clinical management besides adopting other SOPs strictly.

Dulloo directed the DCs to constantly attend the training sessions with National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) teams regarding containment of virus and other strategies. He asked them to increase the contact tracing by forming teams at lower levels besides uploading the reports of tests conducted on ICMR portal.