Baramulla June 04: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today informed that all private diagnostic centres and other clinics have been temporarily closed. He said that the move was taken as a precautionary measure after a doctor was found positive for COVID-19.
DC made these remarks during inspection of various clinics in Baramulla where he took review of implementation of the order wherein it was instructed to temporarily close these Centre till further orders. He said that all the medical practitioners including doctors, paramedics, pharmacists, technicians etc shall be tested adding that about 50% task of testing has already been completed. DC also informed that these centres shall work on normal basis after the medical testing is completed.
Meanwhile, DC also inspects the recently declared red zones including Limber, Khanpora and gantamullha where he took review of the implementation of various COVID-19 related advisories. DC directed the concerned agencies to ensure that lockdown and other guidelines are followed in letter and spirit in such areas.
DC also inspects various control rooms established in such zones where he took a brief review of their functioning. DC informed that all the essential commodities are being supplied to the people residing in these areas through a proper mechansim formulated by such control rooms keeping in consideration the necessary advisories. He reiterated that all the essentials shall be distributed in a hassle free manner and there is nothing to worry about.(