Putting a brave face to counter coronavirus and realising the ‘Mission Fateh’, local Municipal Commissioner Balbir Raj and Sub Divisional Magistrate Amit Mahajan are all set to rejoin their offices from Monday.
According to Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait, the both officers, who were found COVID positive two weeks ago, have fully recovered now and will restart their routine duties as usual since they have completed their isolation period with testing negative. She said that both the officers had come out victorious against the trauma of coronavirus by following health & safety protocols meticulously.
The Deputy Commissioner pointed out that the District Administration had chalked out a detailed program to contain this virus as per the directions issued by the State Government. She said that all out efforts were being made to keep the further spread of coronavirus under check. She said that the health teams were working 24X7 across the district to tackle any exigency amid spike in corona cases, which further led to a better recovery rate.
Urging the people not to be panicked in view of rising number of cases for last few days in Hoshiarpur, Riyait said that all of us should think positive to beat the coronavirus besides following physical distancing, meticulous hand hygiene and avoid touching face, eyes and nose.
ADHERING HEALTH SAFETY PROTOCOLS HELP IN BEATING COVID-SDM
Sharing his experience after tested COVID positive the Sub Divisional Magistrate Amit Mahajan said that he followed the health protocols without any fail during quarantine period and successfully recovered from the symptoms of COVID.
He underscored that as per the instructions of Health Department he had got himself quarantined well in time , which prevented the further spread of virus to his staff and family members. He said that self discipline could lead to prompt recovery with staying at home. He said that he used to take healthy diet thrice a day besides consuming warm water, which helps in boosting immunity.
ACTED UPON DOCTORS’ ADVISE AND TOOK ALL PREVENTIVE MEASURES:
Commissioner Municipal Corporation Balbir Raj said that on being tested positive, he started following directions issued by the Health Department. He said that he used to read books related to law and other subjects during quarantine period. He said that timely precautions had kept his family and staff away from the virus thereby breaking the chain of COVID.
Calling upon the people to strictly go by the directions issued by the State Government time-to-time to contain COVID, Balbir Raj said that early awareness and early detection could lead in controlling the spread of virus, which was possible by following the health and safety protocols viz maintaining social distancing, wearing of mask properly and washing of hands frequently in these trying circumstances.
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