The Fact News Service
Faridkot 8 April
Deputy Commissioner Vimal Kumar Setia met the residents of the district through his Facebook Live last evening and talked about the latest situation regarding Corona, its prevention etc. and other issues.
He said that political gatherings have been banned in the district till April 30 and curfew has also been imposed from 9 pm to 5 am. He said that the number of gatherings has also been fixed for wedding ceremonies, bhogs etc. He said that no more than 50 people can gather indoors and 100 outdoors. He said that the vaccination campaign is in full swing. He appealed to people over the age of 45 to get vaccinated. “Vaccination is the only way to prevent corona,” he said. He also appealed to the shopkeepers to keep a circle outside the shop so that a social distance could be created and customers could also come inside the shop wearing face masks. Only by taking such precautions can victory be won over the corona.
He said that these facilities were being provided in 86 places of the district including all government health centers, dispensaries, hospitals and private health institutions. Vaccination is being provided free of cost in government centers. So far around 30,000 people in Faridkot district have been vaccinated against Corona disease.
Along with the vaccination campaign, it is very important to strictly follow the Covid-19 guidelines such as maintaining social distance from each other, wearing masks and maintaining cleanliness and hygiene.
As per the latest status of Corona in Faridkot district, 5244 cases of Corona positive have been reported in the district so far and 4693 people have recovered through precautions, follow-up and treatment and 86351 Corona samples have been collected in the district so far. While there are now 457 active cases of corona in the district. So be careful not to be lazy, and follow the instructions and always wear a mask on your face, avoid going to crowded places. Neglect in this regard can be fatal for us.
He said that if any person showed symptoms of cough, cold, fever etc. then immediately get tested by giving a sample at the nearest flu corner so that the disease could be detected and eradicated in time. So get as much testing, vaccination as possible. For more information, contact the Health Department’s Toll-Free Helpline No. 104. I hope that all of you will comply with my appeals and help the entire district and the state to become Corona-free.