_Covid-19_ *DDC holds extensive tour of Thathri and Gandoh area,inspected Quarantine wards established in the Trauma hospital Thathri,PHC Changa and SDH Gandoh* _Directed the health officials to augment the existing infrastructure for the establishment of 100 beded quarantine wards_

Publish Date : 25/03/2020
Doda,March 21:
District Development Commissioner Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode yesterday holds extensive tour of Thathri and Gandoh area in order to review the preparations put in place by the health department to combat the spread of Coronavirus Infection in the respective areas.
The DDC was accompanied by SDM Gandoh,Dy SP DAR Doda,Tehsildars,BDO’S besides by other officials of health and civil administration.
During the tour DDC inspected separate flu OPD’s established in the hospital’s,quarantine wards, reviewed the staff strength inorder to deal with any exigency besides reviewed other preventive measures taken to contain the spread of Coronavirus Infection.
While inspection of quarantine wards DDC directed the health officials to vaccate all the unnecessary occupied spaces in the respective health institutions so that maximum space shall be availed for the establishment of 100 beded quarantine wards to meet up with any exigency in theses areas to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
He has directed them to keep themselves prepared to tackle any exigency in advance because if any positive case will occur in these areas response time will be so short that administration will have to immediately quarantine all the suspected cases in these institutions without any fail.
Moreover DDC has directed them to reduce the daily OPD’s so that public gatherings will be avoided, besides directed them to carry on the sensitisation of the people of these areas regarding various preventive measures which are required to tackle the spread of Coronavirus Infection.
Later DDC also inspected the under construction Govt college building at kilothran and directed the SDM to daily review the progress work of this institution so that it shall be made functional in two months without any fail,besides reviewed the ongoing work of KV Gandoh and ask the executing agencies to complete the minor work of the building so that the functioning of the ambitious institution shall be started as early as possible.