Gyalshing, 29 Mar: Yuksam SDM, Tshering T Bhutia, undertook an extensive tour of Yuksam and Tashiding to inspect the quarantine facilities established there and preparations by the Health Department to combat the spread of Novel Coronavirus infection.
The SDM was accompanied by Chongrang-BDO Subash Chandra Subba, Tashiding PHC Medical Officer besides the Tashiding Police outpost in-charge and officials of health and civil administration.
The SDM inspected the separate flu OPDs established in the Primary Health Centres, quarantine wards and reviewed the staff strength in place to deal with any exigency and also reviewed preventive measures taken to contain the spread of nCoV.
While inspecting the quarantine ward at Tashiding Yatri Niwas, the SDM directed the health officials to also vacate all the unnecessarily occupied spaces in the respective health centres so that more space can be freed up to establish quarantine wards to meet any exigency.
Moreover, the SDM directed them to reduce the daily OPs to avoid avoidable crowding and directed them to make the people aware about preventive measures required to combat Covid-19.
Later, the SDM also inspected the fair price shops and groceries in Tashiding and surrounding villages under Yuksam-Tashiding Subdivision.
He also visited the Food Godown at Chongrang and reviewed the stock and supply position of essential commodities.