SRINAGAR: The authorities in Poonch district here have closed the Deputy Commissioner’s office as 15 employees have tested positive for fatal Coronavirus, officials said Tuesday.
Recently, sampling was conducted for office and reports were received after which 15 officials of various sections have been tested positive, officials told news agency KNO.
They said that as a precautionary measure, the DC office has been closed and sanitization has been started. “Office shall remain closed till sanitization is completed,” the officials said.
Meanwhile, DC Poonch Rahul Yadav appealed people not to visit the office for the next few days and to contact him and other officials on phone in case of any urgency.