DM Shopian visits red zone village Heerpora

Aijaz Rasheed

Srinagar, April 18 (KNS): District Magistrate Shopian, Chaudhary Mohammad Yasin today visit red zone village Heerpora of district Shopian along with Chief Medical Officer, Tehsildar Shopian, ARTO Shopian and other concerned officers.
In Heerpora village which was already in red zone after reporting of positive cases and another eight COVID-19 positive case was reported yesterday, the DM asked the concerned to seal all the exit and entry points of the village strictly. He was informed that 1000 Persons of the village were screened by 4 Surveillance Teams of Health department so far while the process of screening of the village is going on.
BMO, Shopian informed that 15 persons have been sent for 14 day administrative quarantine centres, and 35 have been home quarantined in the said village who had close contacts with the detected COVID - 19 positive person of the Heerpora village.
DM monitored the collection of 40 mobile samples from the family members of yesterday’s positive cases in the village.
The DM appealed the people to stay at home and maintain social distance to remain safe from the COVID - 19 diseases. He also directed the Police to ensure complete lock-down in the village and asked not to allow any person to enter the village.(KNS)


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