‘To continue or to close?’: RTO Kashmir in dilemma after officials test positive for Covid

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With five officials already having tested positive for Covid and awaiting the outcome of many others, the Regional Transport Office Kashmir Monday has written to Divisional Commissioner’s office to guide it with regard to continuance of public dealings.

“Five officials of this office have been tested COVID positive and many others are having symptoms like fever/cough and sore throat. RT-PCR reports of many officials are still awaited. Besides this, there is huge public rush in view of which it is difficult to follow COVID SOPs”, reads a communiqué made by RTO Kashmir to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir.

“In view of such a situation this office may kindly be guided as to whether to continue with the public dealings or close it till negative reports are received most likely by the weekend”, the communiqué, as per GNS, further reads.

Copy of the communiqué has also been forwarded to Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar and Transport Commissioner, J&K, Jammu. (GNS)

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