Crescent Kashmir

Rs.3.25 lac fine collected, 1896 violations registered, 1260 face masks distributed so far

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DCCRK’s CAB monitoring team intensifies drive against violators

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 17: The Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) monitoring teams of Divisional Covid Control Room Kashmir (DCCRK) have so far recovered a fine of Rs 3, 25,700 from violators during 7828 inspections carried out in different areas of Srinagar city from 4th August, 2021 till date.

The CAB monitoring teams have launched inspections across Srinagar city on the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K.Pole, following signs of severe complacency were shown by general public in CAB resulting in huge resurge of fresh cases of Covid-19 infection in the division besides has a serious potential in causing a 3rd wave of Covid-19 pandemic.

A total of 1896 Covid-19 specific violations were registered so far in various areas of the city during comprehensive market visits, parks and gardens, roadside vehicles, colleges/universities, coaching centres, government/private nursing homes along with various government/semi government and private offices in Srinagar city by CAB monitoring teams .

The Spokesperson of DCCRK informed that 1260 face masks were distributed free of cost to the violators during the special drive.

He said all the district administrators were directed by the Divisional Administration to keep robust surveillance mechanisms intact in their districts and replicate the Srinagar model for monitoring of CAB in their districts.

He also said that Divisional Administration is once again appealing general population to follow CAB all the time when they move outside and requested people especially 18-44 years age group to go for 2nd dose of vaccination on their due dates as they are mostly asymptomatic/pre symptomatic carriers of this virus which can be fatal for high risk group in their community.

The spokesperson said that the drive would continue in the rest of the districts of Kashmir division in order to avert the dilemma behind the possibility of 3rd wave.

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