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Covid19:Private Diagnostic Centres, Labs And Clinics sealed After Pregnant Women Tests Positive in Pattan.


Yaseen Shabaz Malik 


The administration on monday has Sealed many Labs,Clinics and Diagnostic Centres as precautionary measures till further orders in Sub Division Pattan after Several Pregnent Ladies Test Covid19 Positive yesterday. 
A  joint team headed by SDM Pattan Syed Naseer Ahmad accompanied by Executive Magistrate Sheikh Sala ud din, Health officials From Medical Block Pattan visited Several villages and sealed  many clinics, Labs and  private diagnostic centers as Covid19 samples of four pregnant women came positive from sub division pattan of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. 
After getting the information the authorities acted in a fast manner and taken measures to prevent infection, they sealed Sahara Diagnostic Centres & Maqbool Memorial Hospital Palhallan, many other labs and clinics from pattan area as precautionary measures till further Direction’s from Higher Authorities. 
“They have taken this stringent measure to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the area, The clinics and diagnostic centers will remain closed, owners and shop runners have been quarantined and they will be subjected to Covid19 test”  said an official. 
“Once their Covid19 samples came negative they will be asked to resume their works” he adds. 
However admins also appealed people to co-operate and also immediately self-report if any symptoms.