45 villages in Jhajjar, Rewari turn hotspots

Health teams despatched to worst-hit areas I Tracing on

45 villages in Jhajjar, Rewari turn hotspots

Health officials conduct a door-to-door survey at a Rewari village on Wednesday. Tribune Photo

Tribune News Service

Jhajjar, May 12

The Covid spread in rural areas has put the administration in Jhajjar and Rewari on toes. As many as 45 villages in both districts been declared as hotspots.

Of these, 27 villages are in Jhajjar and 18 in Rewari district. The active cases in these districts are more than 20 and many other residents are suffering from Covid-like symptoms.

Several deaths have been reported in the villages in the past week, forcing the district authorities to come into action mode to control the situation. A plan is being chalked out to isolate the infected persons.

In Jhajjar district, Dubaldhan, Chhuchhakvaas, Machhrauli, Patauda, Silani, Kharar, Rohad, Dighal, Dujana, Dulhera, Badli, Gubhana, Dadri Toa, Chhara, Mandothi, Kheri Jassaur, Ladrawan, Aasuda, Nuna Majra, Sankhol, Jassuar Kheri, Matan, Nilothi, Saray Aurangabad and Barahi villages have been declared as Covid hotspots.

In Rewari district, Nandha, Mayan, Balwadi, Nimoth, Bolni, Gudiyani, Jainabad, Lilodh, Gokulgarh, Jatusana, Bhadavaas, Luhana, Bawwa, Bhakli, Katopur, Jhaal, Gidokhar and Teent are the villages where a spurt in Covid cases has been recorded.

Jhajjar DC Jitender Dahiya said, “Covid patients need to be isolated hence we have decided to establish quarantine centres in the 27 hotspot villages of the district. Officers of the Panchayat Department have been directed to make arrangements of hand sanitiser, bed, food, steamer and potable water in these centres.”

He said the Civil Surgeon had been directed to provide services in the centres.

Meanwhile, Dr Krishan Kumar, Civil Surgeon, Rewari, said a special survey was launched in Nandha, Mayan, Balwadi, Nimoth villages on Wednesday to carry out testing, contract tracing and treatment of patients in order to contain the virus.

Rewari DC Yashendra Singh said the teams of the Health Department were visiting all those villages where more than 10 Covid cases surfaced.

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