Pulwama 28 May 2020: District Authorities today issued an enquiry order regarding discharging of six inmates from a quarantine center in Tral without waiting for their test report receipts .Later on all the 6 discharged inmates came positive in the reports that were received yesterday evening.
In this regard a committee has been constituted under the aegis of ADC Tral with Dy. CMO and BDO Tral as members.
The committee shall submit their report to the Authorities within a period of 3 days.
Pertinently few days ago a group of returnees having travel history from outside the Union Territory of J&K were quarantined at Tral and were subsequently sampled for COVID-19 .
CMO Pulwama while briefing regarding the issue said that sampling, quarantining and discharge of returnees is to be done as per the Govt order and is the domain of Block Medical Officer and his medical teams
Upon preliminary verification it has got surfaced that BMO Tral has negligently discharged 6 persons from the Quarantine Centre without waiting for their test reports.
While taking cognizance of the matter DM Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer today issued an order to probe into the matter.
He said such sheer negligence on the part of BMO Tral has made hundreds of lives vulnerable with a looming potential to spike a new series of infection in the district.
He said Special teams were deputed overnight to the respective areas for quarantining of potential contacts and subsequent sampling of the same.He said that pre-term discharging has made lives of their family members and contacts contacted during this period vulnerable