Fresh guidelines issued for COVID management in Kargil

Fresh guidelines issued for COVID management in Kargil
DC Santosh instructed all the SDMs to activate surveillance teams and also directed District Surveillance Officer to monitor and provide the status of surveillance on daily basis. [Representational Image] GK File/Mir Imran

Kargil: The district administration Kargil on Thursday issued fresh guidelines for the COVID management in the district.

An order issued by the Chairman District Disaster Management Authority Kargil, Santosh Sukhdev who is also the Deputy Commissioner Kargil said that the night curfew will be imposed within the jurisdiction of District Kargil from 9 pm to 6 am and all the non-essential services will be prohibited from 9 pm.

Further there shall be 100 per cent RTPCR sampling of all the passengers coming from outside the district irrespective of Covid vaccination or negative RTPCR report.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve chaired a meeting regarding COVID-19 with all Sub Divisional Magistrates, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Superintendent, Block Medical Officers and Nodal Officers.

In the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner sought details about the total number of COVID-19 cases, number of local and non-local patients and also data of samplings done so far.

DC Santosh instructed all the SDMs to activate surveillance teams and also directed District Surveillance Officer to monitor and provide the status of surveillance on daily basis.

In the meeting, Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars (as magistrate) were asked to address the issues and problems of surveillance team regarding sampling besides other measures.

He further strictly instructed Medical Superintendent District Hospital Kargil to maintain and manage the interiors of the hospital and to keep updating about the status.

The Deputy Commissioner urged the MS to ensure attendance and punctuality of doctors and other health care workers on duty in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the district.

DC Santosh directed to collect 70 to 80 samples daily from each block and also directed the SDMs to ensure strict management at Minamarg and Khangral and other screening points in the district.

The DC also advised CMO Kargil to install sampling point and provide teams at Helipad and Kargil Airport for samplings of passengers travelling through Hans Pawan and AN32 courier service.

Regarding implementation of digital health IDs, he directed all the BMOs to ensure 100 per cent generation of health IDs by January 15, 2022.

The Deputy Commissioner also appealed to the general public to follow Covid appropriate behaviour, avoid public gatherings and unnecessary travel.

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