Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Tuesday visited here to take stock of the measures taken by the District Administration to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic and review quarantine facilities established at Indoor Stadium, Baramulla.
The Advisor was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr G.N Itoo who informed the Advisor that adequate facilities have been put in place to fight this pandemic at the district level and a newly established 100 bedded Quarantine/Wellness centre at Indoor Stadium Baramulla is one such illustration.
The Advisor was also informed that there are 19 Administrative Quarantine Centres in the District in which 302 persons are undergoing quarantine as of now.
The Advisor directed the concerned officers to take all the necessary measures required to provide best Quarantine facilities in the District and also send passengers with symptoms of coronavirus infection to institutional quarantine immediately.
Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr Itoo informed the Advisor that besides other facilities, there are 14 more Institutional Quarantine Facilities in the district and two Isolation Centres have also been established in which people with travel history or any symptoms have been housed.