JMC to take various initiatives to control coronavirus: Mayor

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JAMMU, Mar 13: In view of the current situation regarding possible spread of Covid 19, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) is taking measures to stop the spreading of coronavirus.
“JMC giving special focus on sanitation of the entire city and intensive thermal fogging and spraying has been conducted to sanitize the atmosphere so that the chances of virus transmission to others can be minimized to the extent possible,” JMC Commissioner Avny Lavasa and Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta told reporters in a joint press conference, here on Friday.
They said directions have been given to Health Officer, JMC to conduct spray of Sodium Hypo Solution in the effected areas on war footing to keep check on spread of virus.
Besides, they added, special drives have also been conducted in all the city hospitals of Jammu like Government Medical College, Bakshi Nagar, Sarwal Hospital, Gandhi Nagar Hospital, SMGS Hospital, CD Hospital, Super Specialty Hospital etc.
“The whole exercise is being done under the supervision Health Officer, JMC,” they said adding that thermal fogging drive shall continue till the eradication of coronovirus from the entire Jammu region.
“The special drives shall also be conducted in all the residential and commercial areas of Jammu City to keep control on spread of such virus,” they said.
They also appealed to the general public at large to avoid major gatherings in public places and make use of alcohol band sanitizers and masks as preventive measure to do away with this menace and also to extend their full cooperation to JMC so that coronovirus can be stopped from spreading.

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