MCD restricts public entry again after fourth Covid case in a month
The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun (MCD) has restricted the entry of public in the premises for two days after an employee was found positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. This is the fourth positive case of Covid-19 in the MCD premises in the last thirty days. According to the Dehradun municipal commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey, the whole campus of the corporation will be sanitised on Thursday and Friday and the works like property tax collection and issuance of birth and death certificates will be resumed on Saturday.
However, the premise will remain open for the MCD employees, as per Pandey. According to the officials, those who were in the proximity of the patient have been instructed to observe home quarantine for at least four days and if any of them shows any symptoms, they will be tested for Covid-19 disease too. It is pertinent to mention here that MCD had just resumed the entry of locals in the premises on Tuesday after a home guard posted at the entry gate of corporation tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. Earlier during August, a health inspector and then the deputy municipal commissioner had also tested positive.
Thursday, 03 September 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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