DC visits Bamloora, seeks cooperation from people
Ganderbal, 02 September : Continuing its efforts for aggressive Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) in Red Zones of the district, Deputy Commissioner, Shafqat Iqbal today visited Red Zone Bamloora, where he went door to door along with Additional Deputy Commissioner, Farooq Ahmed Baba and urged people to come forward for Covid testing in a camp established by the Health Department in the area. Besides COVID-19 testing camps were also organized in other Red-Zone areas of Pandach and Tehlipora.
In these areas People were made aware and appealed to get tested through loud speakers mounted on vehicles.
During the visit, the DC interacted with the people of the areas and urged them to extend full cooperation to the District Administration during the COVID-19 testing adding that testing will be most beneficial in curbing the community transmission of infection. He also warned that strict action shall be initiated against those who do not come forward for testing.
Meanwhile, FIR was also lodged against three persons who resist to Covid testing and violating related SOPs.
On the occasion, the DC appealed the people to extend full cooperation to the administration during the COVID-19 testing adding that testing will be most beneficial in curbing the community transmission of infection.
The DC directed the concerned health officials to adhere all related SOPs while collecting the samples especially maintaining physical distancing which is the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19.
The DC was accompanied by, ASP Ganderbal, Feroz Yahya, CMO Ganderbal and other concerned.