Jammu: District Magistrate Jammu today declared area in and around GGM, Science College, Canal Road, falling under Police Station Nowabad and area in and around Sanskrit University, Kanger Morh, Bhalwal, falling under Police Station Gharota, as micro containment zones.
As per an order issued in this regard, these areas shall be under strict lock down and tight perimeter control, except for essential needs. There shall be no movement, whatsoever, in and out of the Micro Containment zone.
For any medical emergency, individuals can contact 24X7 Control-Room at 0191-2571616, 0191-2571912 and necessary facilitation shall be done.
It shall be mandatory for the persons residing in designated Containment Zones to get themselves tested and any refusal in this regard shall invite action including filing of FIR under relevant provisions of Disaster Management Act. Magistrate and SHO concerned of the area shall ensure that 100% sampling and testing is done.
Tehsildar Jammu/Bhalwal shall be the overall in charge for enforcement of Micro Containment SOP in the notified zones. The Chief Medical Officer, Jammu shall ensure deployment of sufficient teams for sampling and surveillance of the designated zone. He shall ensure contact tracing of positives and their testing as per the SOP. The District Control Room shall monitor strict home and medical isolation of all positives reported from the zones twice on daily basis.
“Any violation of this order shall invite punitive action under section 188 of Indian Penal Code and other relevant sections of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005” the order reads further.