Ramban: Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam conducted visit to Covid Vaccination Centres established in Ramban to review the status of the vaccination drive.
The DC also led a drive to sensitize people about the importance of physical distancing and wearing of face masks while venturing out to carry out their essential works.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mohd. Fareed Bhat, Tehsildsar, Rafiq Ahmed and various other senior officers accompanied the DC during the visit.
While interacting with the doctors at the District Hospital , the DC discussed various steps to motivate the people for taking vaccination. The age-appropriation category for vaccination has been brought down to 45 years and above from 60 years from today.
The DC went around Main Market, Bus stand, Boli Bazar and Maitra town and inspected various shops. He asked the shopkeepers to ensure use of face masks by the customers prior to allowing them inside their shops. He also inspected some Dhabas, tea stalls, fruit selling outlets and asked the vendors to ensure protective measures at their respective outlets.
He also instructed drivers to only allow the passengers wearing face masks and ensure social distancing inside the buses and other passenger vehicles.
The enforcement teams also realized fine from persons roaming without face masks in public places. They warned shops and business establishments to adhere to the COVID-19 SOPs and other preventative measures issued by the Government to prevent the spread of infections.