New Delhi: Ahead of the commencement of unlock 1, the Pramod Sawant-led Goa government has compiled a comprehensive list of dos and dont’s, which spell out precautions that need to be taken in various aspects of life, including in public places, dealing with house-help or using public transport. Also Read - Bihar Lockdown News: Shutdown in State From July 16-31, 75 Found COVID Positive at BJP Headquarters in Patna
The Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development and the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine of the state’s top medical facility, the Goa Medical College has prepared list, mentioning precautionary guidelines for housing societies, educational institutions and government offices. Also Read - No Migrant Children to be Struck Off School Rolls Amid COVID-19 Lockdown: HRD Ministry
Take a look at the list of precautionary guidelines here: Also Read - Creativity Can be Quite Therapeutic: Gauri Khan
-Domestic help should use hand sanitisers before entering and leaving homes.
-Refreshments or meals should be served to them in a tiffin or appropriate container. They would consume it at their home.
-Watchmen and security guards should not touch ID cards, letters, licenses, etc, while allowing people to enter the housing compounds.
-Banks should relocate their cheque drop boxes outside the bank’s interior.
-Guards manning the ATMs should be provided with sanitisers and they should ask every customer to sanitise their hands every time they enter to make a transaction
-Public transport vehicles should be sanitised or disinfected preferably after each trip, and certainly at the end of the day.
-Besides, the drivers and conductors should always wear masks and compel passengers to wear masks too.
For private and government employees, the handbook advised, that standard precautionary measures like social distancing and basic hygiene should be maintained.
-Apart from that a task force or a vigilance team should be created inside officer premises to supervise social distancing, cleanliness.
Goa currently has 28 active cases. Of the total 70 positive patients found in the state so far, 42 have recovered.