Governor Baby Rani Maurya checked the arrangements in some of the quarantine centres in the state by talking to the centres in-charge on the phone. She also talked directly to one of the persons lodged at a quarantine centre and sought feedback. Maurya also talked to the district magistrates of Pauri and Tehri, seeking information about the quarantine centres. She directed both the district magistrates to lay special focus on random testing, cluster testing and detailed screening. The officers were also directed to facilitate ration cards for migrants and work on employment opportunities for them.
During her telephonic conversations, the governor talked to a youth from Rudraprayag currently in a quarantine centre at Paundha in Dehradun. She sought information from the youth about the sanitation, food and condition of toilets in the quarantine centre. The in-charge of a quarantine centre in Udham Singh Nagar informed the governor that there were 53 migrants at the centre. After one of them testing positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, samples of all the inmates had been taken for tests. She also talked to the in-charge of a quarantine centre in Nainital. Talking to the Pauri DM Dhiraaj Garbyal, she sought information about a woman who had died and the condition of quarantine centres in the district. While talking to the Tehri DM Mangesh Ghildiyal, she sought information about the pending test reports in the district. Maurya has directed officials to provide a list of the names and phone numbers of those in-charge of quarantine centres in all the districts.
Friday, 05 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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