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Poonch,March 17: DDC Poonch Rahul Yadav today held a Press Conference on Corona virus here in his office chamber.
During the Press Conference DDC sensitized people about the seriousness of Coronavirus which has been declared as pandemic across the world.
DDC informed that since a large number of cases are being reported and confirmed in several countries including India, it is high time that a comon person should be complete aware of CoronaVirus and its fatal effects.
He further told the media that restrictions has already been imposed under section 144 and people should cooperate with District Administration for the benefit of themselves and the community.
He appealed to the people that they shoud maintain personal hygene which include proper cleaning of hands and avoid any close contact with people having symtoms of respiratory infection. He also appealed that people who have returned from any kind of foreign visit should maintain home quarantine for atleast 14 days for the safety of their loved ones and community. They should not leave their home or come in close contact with any person for the quarantine period.
During the Press conference ,DDC also informed that so far around 344 people have returned from Saudi Arabia and other countries in district Poonch . He said that people who are coming from outside must Come forward to District Administration for ensuring their safety and the safety of their loved ones and the community at large.
DDC also informed that quarantine ward has also been prepared in District Hospital Poonch, if there is any person showing symptoms of the virus then he should be reported immediately so that he could be shifted in the ward and treated further.