Sanitization Of Jammu Secretariat Starts, 86 Contacts of IAS Officer Quarantining

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Jammu, June 1: Couple of days after a senior IAS officer tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities on Monday started sanitization of the Jammu secretariat which houses among others the offices of Lieutenant Governor, his advisors besides top bureaucrats.
Sources said that authorities decided to spray the disinfectant and sanitization of the entire building after the commissioner/secretary ranked IAS officer was found infected with COVID-19.
In the aftermath of the late Saturday evening confirmation of the bureaucrat testing positive for the virus, eighty six persons including many top IAS and KAS officers have been identified as the immediate contacts of the officer. Sources said that all of them, some in the ranks of Principal and Commissioner Secretaries, have been sent for home quarantine.
Sources said that 45 contacts of the senior IAS officer have been identified in Jammu and 41 in Kashmir. Besides officers and officials, the contacts include the family members and all of them have been advised home quarantine, they added.


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