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DC Samba reviews COVID-19 containment measures, vaccination

SAMBA, APRIL 27: Deputy Commissioner, Samba Anuradha Gupta, today reviewed the COVID-19 situation, containment measures; vaccination, besides enforcement of SOPs here at a meeting and inspection of the town area.

The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, T.R Shastri; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Suram Chand; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Jitender Mishra; Assistant Commissioner Development Sidharth Dhiman; Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ghagwal Ramkesh Sharma; Sub-Divisional Magistrate Vijaypur C.P Kotwal; Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sanjay Turki; District Information Officer Samba Ajay Sharma, besides other staff of medical and administration were also present.

The Deputy Commissioner Samba informed that Addl. Deputy Commissioner has been designated as nodal officer for enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs including the imposition of penalties.

He stressed keeping a close tab on Markets and Association of Beopar Mandal to see that they are following all SOPs like marking of standing position, installation of sanitisers, roping the shops, following restricted shops operating time and others.

The DC also inspected the oxygen plant in the district hospital. He directed executing agency to expedite the full operation of the oxygen plant so that relief can be provided to the Covid patients.

While reviewing the Covid sampling and vaccination drives, Deputy Commissioner Samba laid stress on intensifying the drive and achieving daily targets. She said nodal officers, BDOs, BMOs and field staff of various departments have been primarily directed to focus on enchanting vaccination drives. She emphasized providing all medical facilities like oximeter, body temp checking apparatus, and fully providing awareness to Covid positive patents.

The Deputy Commissioner also elaborated the roles and responsibilities of the newly established Covid control room in DC office samba and District hospital Samba.

She said the general public is advised to not venture out of their homes without a valid reason and cooperate with the administration in establishing a Covid restaurant environment in the district of Samba. Dedicated hotlines are established with contact numbers 01923-246915 and 01923-241004 for addressing all the Covid related issues.