DC Budgam convenes meeting with all Nodal officers for COVID-19 Pandemic

Stresses upon prompt action & effective coordination

Budgam, June 05 (KNS): Deputy Commissioner, Budgam Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza (KAS) today convened meeting with Nodal officers for COVID-19 to review status of arrangements put in place till date to tackle COVID-19 crisis.
The meeting among others was attended by Dr.Nasir Ahmad ADC Budgam, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf GM DIC, Budgam, all SDMs, ACR, CMO, DFO, DIO, all Nodal officers & other concerned officials.
The meeting threadbare discussed the issues pertaining to COVID-19 ranging from sample collection & testing, SOP for Home quarantine , facilities at administrative quarantine, status of Red Zone areas and contact tracing in order to control COVID-19 pandemic pro actively in District.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that a dedicated COVID-19 Control Cell has been constituted & all Nodal officers are instructed to remain in touch, coordinate with the cell and get direction or clarification if any, from the cell. Further, COVID-19 Control cell shall receive feedback from all the nodal officers from time to time.The CMO apprised the meeting that 350 samples on an average are collected from all 10 blocks and sent for COVID-19 testing. In this regard, DC instructed that priority sampling must followed and cases like old aged, ILI, NCD, Pregnant women, service providers, frontline workers, staff deputed in red zones & quarantine centres shall be considered first for COVID-19 sample collection and testing.
All the nodal officers designated for red zones with assistance of District administration, shall ensure complete lockdown is enforced in red zones, the DC added.
The DC exhorted upon nodal officers designated for home quarantine that they shall necessarily put stamp upon person sent to home quarantine, proper SOP must be followed with continuous surveillance by teams and no complacency in this regard shall be tolerated.
Similarly nodal officers designated for administrative quarantine were directed to ensure sufficient staff is available & regular sanitization/fumigation of centers is carried out on daily basis. The inmates in these centres shall be supplied with good quality of foodstuff & potable drinking water.
The DC said that maintaining coordination is a pre requisite to control COVID-19 crisis effectively. Accordingly District administration shall work as team in fighting war against COVID-19 pandemic.(KNS)


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