Meeting On Anti-COVID Measures During Polls In Guwahati
A meeting was held on Wednesday in Guwahati to review the measures to be undertaken by the health department in the Kamrup Metro district for COVID-19 in the upcoming assembly elections.
Elections for the four assembly constituencies in the district – Jalukbari, Dispur, Gauhati East, and Gauhati West will be held on April 6 across 1707 polling stations.
During the meeting, various measures were taken to create awareness among the election officials about the need to take anti-COVID drugs along with distribution of leaflets and banners at training centres and through audio-visual broadcasting.
Electoral officials have been trained on the precautions and immunisations required for COVID-19 in training centers and polling stations for the disposal of bio-medical waste. It is decided to sanitise with 1 per cent sodium hypochloride mixture. Particular emphasis was placed on proper disposal of bio-medical waste management at polling stations.
The meeting was presided by Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu and was attended by representatives of District Administration, Guwahati Municipal Corporation and the Health Department.The meeting was presided by Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu and was attended by representatives of District Administration, Guwahati Municipal Corporation and the Health Department.