In a significant move and to comply with the directions of Supreme Court regarding the care of families of all such officials/workers who are fully engaged with anti-COVID-19 activities, District administration Baramulla today launches helpline for the families of front line workers on which they can register their issues pertaining to their day-to-day life.
In this connection, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo informed that a special link has been established on the district’s web portal www.baramulla.nic.in on which the families of all such workers, who are engaged in anti-corona task, can online register their issues/demands with respect to their routine life. DC also informed that such families can also seek any kind of assistance on our helpline number 9596422033.
He further said a dashboard has been also created on the same web portal where every type of information about the COVID-19 pandemic can be obtained.
DC also informed that this is the first of its kind initiative in the whole J&K that has been taken by the district administration so as to check fake news and misinformation. On the created dashboard, the current status and statistics of COVID-19 can be obtained which is being continuously vetted by the concerned authorities.
Meanwhile, Dr Itoo inspected various locations including Indoor Sports Stadium Baramulla, DPS Delina and other locations in order to take the appraisal of various arrangements for setting additional quarantine centres as a move to tackle any kind of exigency in view of COVID-19 outbreak.
On the occasion, DC directed the concerned authorities to put in place a viable mechanism so that any kind of eventuality is tackled smoothly. He informed that about 372 persons have been quarantined in isolation, hospital and administrative facilities. He also said that about 15270 persons have been put under home quarantine in all the declared red zones comprising several villages of Tangmarg and Uri.
He further informed that about 129 persons have completed their institutional quarantine while as 7413 persons have completed the home quarantine period. Moreover, DC added that 302 were tested for the virus among which 49 samples were found positive while as the remaining as negative besides 2 deaths that were reported at Srinagar.