A co-ordination meeting to deliberate about the rising cases of COVID 19 cases in Jorethang

Namchi , May 25: A co-ordination meeting to deliberate about the rising cases of COVID-19 cases in Jorethang was held at the conference hall of Green Park on May 24.

The meeting was chaired by DC (South ) Mr. M. Bharani Kumar present amongst others were S.S.P (South ) Mr. Thakur Thapa, SDM (Jorethang) Mr. C.B. Sapkota alongside officials Panchyat President Mr. Pabitra Sharma and Ward Panchyats Member of Jorethang Nagar Panchayat.

Addressing, the gathering DC(South ) spoke about the COVID-19 cases in the district, it’s recovery rate and other aspects related to combat this disease. He informed that the district resources and manpower must be utilized aggressively in order to fight the ongoing pandemic. Mr. Bharani urged the health department to constitute a strategy to minimize the spread of the disease in Jorethang and it’s surrounding area and underlined that utmost medical and transportation attention should be given to COVID-19 positive patients and to their primary contacts as well. He also added that if needed extra venues and supplementary vehicles will also be identified.

Speaking, during the meeting SSP Mr. Thakur Thapa urged everyone to co-operate and effectively handle the COVID-19 crises. He informed about the directives issued by the State Government with regards to lockdown and maintained that one and all should follow these rules and said that the Police Department has made adequate law and order arrangements during the lockdown.

The Medical Officer presented a brief overview of the Covid-19 status and highlighted various initiatives being undertaken by the administration in combating the Covid-19 outbreak at Jorethang and it’s surrounding areas.

During the meeting it was decided that the Sunday vegetable market to be shifted to Jorethang play ground for maintaining proper social distance.The panchyat President with all ward panchyat members ensured during the meeting that they will give their full support and help the COVID 19 patients in their area.

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