Keep strict vigil on K’buragi city, Kapil directs officials 22 locations identified to set up Supervised Isolation Centres
Infrastructure Development Department and District In-charge Secretary Kapil Mohan has directed the officials concerned to keep a strict vigil on every activity being held in the City, as three
deaths have occurred due to Covid-19.
Chairing a meeting of district-level officials at the deputy commissioner’s office in the City on Tuesday, he advised them to keep sensitising the public on the deadly virus. All hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and the doctors practising Allopathic, Unani, Ayurveda, and Homeopathy and other systems of medicines should report daily to the district Health Department if they found any patient suffering from breathing problem or Covid-19 symptoms, he
Kapil directed District Urban Development Cell Planning Director Shivasharanappa Nandigiri to take immediate steps to solve drinking water problem prevalent at the containment zone declared at Wadi in the wake of a two-year-old boy testing positive for the virus there.
Emphasising on the need to have passes to transport the essential commodities, the district secretary instructed Police Commissioner N Satish Kumar and Superintendent of Police Ida Martin Marbaniang to allow the vehicles transporting the essentials within the district or passing through the district.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner B Sharat and Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer P Raja said, as a precautionary measure, 22 locations have been identified to set up Supervised Isolation Centres. For home quarantine, 34-bed government Unani hospital, Pali House and 64-bed PWD quarters located on Old Jewargi Road have been identified.
Out of 20 fever clinics envisaged in the district, about 13 clinics have been made functional to examine the people at the community level, they informed.
Additional Director General of Police Amrut Paul, IGP Manish Karbikar, DCP D Kishorebabu, Additional Deputy Commissioner Rachappa, Kalaburagi Mahanagara Palike Commissioner Rahul Pandve, Covid-19 nodal officer Sharanappa Ganajalakhed, and others were present.