Thiruvananthapuram corporation decides to step up COVID prevention
An all-party assembly chaired by the Mayor on the metropolis Corporation on Monday determined to step up the COVID-19 preventive measures and consciousness campaigns on the bottom.
Councillors throughout all events will lead the measures on the native stage. A 25-member volunteer pressure might be fashioned in every of the wards, to work in coordination with the ward-level monitoring committees.
“The volunteer force is being formed as a precautionary measure for future needs. As of now, our situation is not yet comparable to the previous year’s, when community kitchens and several other systems had to be taken care of. The volunteers will be registered in an online portal and provided identity cards. They will be used for help in shifting patients to hospitals, to track events in wards, or to provide other help. In addition, we have five teachers in each ward to trace the primary contacts of each positive case and to upload in the COVID Jagratha portal,” Mayor Arya Rajendran instructed The Puucho.
Series of conferences
The Mayor, the Corporation Secretary, and Health Standing Committee Chairperson, is chairing a collection of conferences with 10 councillors at a time, to acquire their options on numerous points on the floor stage.
Two of those conferences had been held on Monday and eight extra might be held within the subsequent two days.
The options might be collated and a report positioned at a gathering to be chaired by the Mayor with the District Collector, District Police Chief (Thiruvananthapuram metropolis), District Medical Officer, and different officers on Thursday.
The public might be required to register weddings and different occasions within the Corporation’s portal too, as well as to the Jagratha portal.
The COVID-19 management room set up by the civic physique for the general public to attain out for any data relating to the pandemic might be expanded with extra consciousness on the management room numbers (0471-2377702, 2377706) being unfold by means of zonal places of work and well being circle places of work.
The public announcement of COVID-19 protocols might be expanded with particular bulletins in Hindi and English in East Fort and Thampanoor to goal migrant staff.
In addition, everlasting preparations might be made in 11 main places within the metropolis.