Kangra DC Office Shut Down as Employees Test Covid Positive

Dharamshala: On finding 15 cases of Covid-19 in the Deputy Commissioner Office in Dharamsala on Thursday, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Kumar Prajapati has issued an order to close the Deputy Commissioner’s office premises for the next 48 hours.

He said that according to SOP, the work of sanitization of the Deputy Commissioner Office will be done and only then the office will be opened on November 23, 2020.

DC Office Kangra

In his order, it said, “Whereas, the COVID-19 test were conducted in DC office Kangra at Dharamshala on dated 19/11/2020 and whereas 15 positive cases have been reported in the single building. Therefore, as per the guidelines of the Government of Himachal Pradesh vide order No. Secy (GAD)602/2020 dated 31st July 2020 the premises of the Deputy Commissioner Office Kangra at Dharamshala is hereby closed for the next 48 hrs. i.e. till dated 22/11/2020. The building premises be sanitized as per SOP’s and office shall be opened on 23 November 2020.”

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Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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