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DC Rajouri takes stock of Covid-19 mitigation measures

Last Updated on January 6, 2022 at 6:49 pm

District administration Rajouri has achieved the target of 100 percent vaccination of the adult population in the border district.

The information was given in a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Vikas Kundal on Thursday to take a comprehensive review of the COVID19 control and management measures being implemented in the district.

The key points discussed during the meeting included implementation of Covid restriction orders; strengthening of Covid-19 checkpoints, sampling managements; Progress in the activation of the Panchayat Covid care centres; Status of the vaccination under different age groups, enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behaviour in the district, bedding capacity and status of the Oxygen generation capacity in the district. He also stressed on strict adherence to Covid-19 appropriate behaviour saying there will be zero tolerance against those found violating the SOPs.

He asked the enforcement teams to keep close vigil on all the activities being carried out in the areas of their respective jurisdictions and take strict action against those found involved in violation of the SOPs, norms and covid restriction orders.

The Deputy Commissioner also directed the ADC Sunderbani, ADC Kotranka and SDM Thanamandi to put in extra efforts to regulate the movement of traffic and strengthen the checkpoints and proper sampling of the influx.

He also directed for testing of the shopkeeper, vegetable vendors and other street Hawkers besides setting up of covid sampling centres at Tehsil Office and in banks.

The Deputy CMO briefed the chair about the bedding capacity in the district and informed that 05 bedded Panchayat level Covid care centres have also been activated.

The Health authorities were directed to deploy medical teams in all the Covid care establishments and prepare a micro plan in case of any eventuality.

While taking stock of vaccination status, it was informed that the district has achieved 100 percent target in the age bracket of 18 and above. The Deputy Commissioner asked the Health officers to put extra efforts for 100 percent first dose vaccination of the 15-18 age group.

It was also informed that there is no dearth of Oxygen, medicines and other materials in the district.

The Deputy Commissioner called for doubling the efforts to control spread of the virus in the district keeping in view the spike in the number of cases across the country. Meanwhile, the district administration Rajouri ordered closure of a private educational institution for violating the guidelines issued for containment of coronavirus.

A team headed by Tehsildar Rajouri visited National Public Higher Secondary School located in main town Rajouri which was found violating guidelines. For violation of Covid guidelines and based on the inspection team report, District Magistrate Rajouri Vikas Kundal ordered the closure of the said school till further orders.