Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori today said that under the ‘Mission Fateh’ of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the district administration would adopt a multi pronged strategy including aggressive contact tracing, setting up of micro containment zones, upgradation of Health infrastructure and human resources to check the spread of Covid 19 efficaciously in the district.Chairing a meeting here at the District Administrative Complex to review the situation arising due to Corona Virus, the Deputy Commissioner directed the Health department to further expedite the process of 100% contact tracing of Covid 19 patients aggressively in the district for checking the threat being posed by the, undetected, Corona virus positive patients amongst the society. He said that the detected patients and suspected ones must be kept in isolation as per medical protocol so that spread of this virus could be checked. Mr. Thori said that the task of identifying the contacts of identified Covid 19 positive patients could be accomplished by use of technology and human intelligence.The Deputy Commissioner said that maximum tests should be done and if anyone was found positive he/she should be isolated for checking the spread of the pandemic. He said that chains of major Covid 19 patients should be established and subsequently after the tests by health department the positive patients should be isolated so that they could not become potential threat to the society. Mr. Thori asked the Health department to ensure meticulous compliance of the directions in the larger public interest.
Dwelling on another point, the Deputy Commissioner asked the officers to expedite the process of setting up micro containment and containment zones in the localities where more than five Corona virus positive cases have been surfaced to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. He reiterated that this would ensure better coordination of the departments to make plans at microscopic level for saving precious lives of people. Mr. Thori asked the officers to do micro management for identifying the localities from where the cases have been erupting in the district. The Deputy Commissioner also exhorted the medical fraternity especially the Doctors to come forward for serving the society with missionary zeal. He said that the Medical staff rendering valuable service in this hour of crisis would be given remuneration worth Rs 3500 daily.On the occasion Additional Deputy Commissioners Mr. Vishesh Sarangal and Mr. Jasbir Singh, Sub Divisional Magistrates Mr. Rahul Sindhu, Mr. Gautam Jain and Dr. Jai Inder Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Plice Mr. Harpreet Singh, Assistant Commissioner Mr. Harpreet Singh, Civil Surgeon Dr. Gurinder Kaur Chawla, Medical Superintendent Dr. Harinder Singh, Assistant Civil Surgeon Dr. Gurmeet Kaur Duggal, Senior Medical Officer Dr. Raman Sharma, Dr. Satinder Powar, Dr. Satish and others were also present.