Updated on Jun 03, 2020 22:02:17


COVID-19 Alert: DC Baramulla inspects several locations, reviews implementation of Advisories

Convenes meeting with Civil Society Members, Sought Cooperation

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Baramulla , 31 Mar 2020

With a view to ensure strict compliance of all relevant advisories pertaining to pandemic COVID-19, Deputy Commissioner(DC) Baramulla, G N Itoo, today inspected  several locations of the district including  Sopore, Rafiabad ,old town Baramulla and other areas to review the implementation of the said advisories especially observing  the lockdown and maintaining social distancing.The DC conducted the inspection, following complaints received from these areas regarding the violation of prescribed  guidelines.On the occasion, DC took an appraisal of the situation wherein he strictly directed the implementation of all the requisite advisories and to avoid any  gathering to mitigate the risk.Meanwhile, DC inspected the separate OPD section of Sub-district hospital, Sopore  and took stock of various health care facilities, there.   He directed the concerned authorities to provide all the health services to the patients keeping in view prescribed norms and regulations with respect to Coronavirus  threat. He also inspected medical shops and emphasized shop owners to keep masks and sanitizers available at minimum prices besides, directing them to avoid  gatherings at their business outlets.

Later, the DC convened a meeting of civil society members and other stakeholders of the society to discuss various measures for the prevention of COVID-19.On the  occasion, DC exhorted them to play a proactive role in their respective areas by monitoring all such activities having adverse affect on public health. He also directed  them to bring in to the notice of the administration whether any person is suffering due to shortage of essential commodities in the present circumstances so that  appropriate measures are taken.He informed that a final warning has been given to all such elements who are hiding travel and contact details saying that strict action  under relevant laws will be taken against such persons.The Senior Superintendent of Police, Baramulla, Ab Qayoom, stressed them to identify all such persons having  travel or contact history and contact administration in case of any exigency.


Tags: DDC Baramulla , Coronavirus



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