Ensure those returning from outside are quarantined: DC G'bl

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal Shafqat Tuesday today convened a meeting to review preparedness to prevent spread of Covid-19 in the district.

The meeting was attended by SSP, Additional Deputy Commissioner, President Municipal Committee, , CMO, executive officer of Municipal Committee, besides BDC chairpersons.

The DC sought feedback from designated officers and also discussed the issues being faced by officials while performing their duties.

The meeting discussed threadbare various aspects to prevent from deadly pandemic Coronavirus.

The CMO Ganderbal informed the Deputy Commissioner about preparedness at quarantine wards at designated administrative centers in the district as per prescribed protocol of the government.

While reviewing status of people being quarantined who have arrived from abroad, the DC passed strict instructions to the surveillance teams that every person should be quarantined who are returning from outside countries.

All surveillance teams were directed to remain available in their respective areas to monitor the situation.

He urged to maintain register of inmates who were being quarantined. The DC directed officers to ensure availability of all basic facilities in the centers and directed to provide separate rooms for persons who were symptomatic, if any.

The DC urged the BDC chairpersons to provide cooperation to the district administration by way of educating public regarding measures to break the chain of propagation of Covid-19.