Saturday, May 15, 2021

DC (SA) inspects COVID Zones; appealed general public

Port Blair, May 12: Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA) along with SDM(SA), AC(S) and AC(U/T) inspected the Badmas pahad containment zone and took stock of arrangements that are in place to contain the movement of people in and out of the zone. The team inspected the arrangements in place for meeting the basic day to day requirements of the people living inside the containment zone.

The DC(SA) along with other officials distributed ration to the labourers and daily wage earners in the Badmas pahad containment zone as an immediate relief to the daily wage earners.

The team of officials led by DC(SA) also visited the Forest Training School hostel, which has been converted into a Covid Care Centre at Wimberley Gunj, where 19 COVID positive/suspect patients are admitted. Taking stock of the situation at the Centre,he interacted with the Doctor, paramedical and support staff. He inquired about the well-being of the patients and the issues faced by them.

The DC(SA) was satisfied with the coordinated efforts of doctors and medical staff in carrying out such tremendous work on the field. He also lauded the overall arrangements being in place in the Centre for the welfare of the patients. Director (Health Services) accompanied DC(SA) on his visit to the Centre.

Later the team visited the Community Health Centre at Bambooflat and interacted with the Doctor In-charge of the CHC and inquired about the status of vaccination, ILI/SARI cases, Home quarantine, surveillance by field staff, ASHA and ANM workers. The DC(SA) further directed them to complete 100% vaccination of all persons above 45 in their area while following strict guidelines issued by GOI.

Further DC(SA) appealed to the general public that since Ramzan fasting is going to end tomorrow, people who have not taken vaccine should immediately take the vaccine and provide shield to the community in the fight against Covid-19.

DC(SA) further appealed general public for their support and co-operation in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

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