Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal (MS)
Bantwal, May 17: Rajesh Naik, MLA of the taluk, has advised the task force committee to monitor the Covid vaccination programme along with the personnel of health department as per the directives of the state government.
Naik was speaking at the task force committee meeting that was held on Monday, May 17 at Anantadi gram panchayat. Naik appreciated the progress of vaccination at the Anantadi village and advised the members of task force to identify and convince people above the age of 45, who have not yet taken the vaccine, to take the same. The MLA also said that if the issues of the village are controlled at village level itself, it is possible to eradicate the pandemic.
Giving information on the occasion, Bantwal tahsildar Rashmi S R said, “Ration shops are allowed to function till 12 noon. This should be done in line with Covid guidelines.”
CEO of taluk panchayat Rajanna said that following the rules of Covid and management of the same is the motto of task force. He also asked gram panchayat level people representatives and officials to work in tandem.
Health assistant informed that so far 11 people have tested positive for coronavirus under the panchayat limits. Out of this three people have recovered completely, while eight are still in home isolation. 20 people have arrived in the village from outstation districts and all of them are kept under quarantine. Out of the 20 one person has reported Covid positive.
Anantadi gram panchayat president Ganesh Poojary Bantrinja, vice president Kusumadhar Gowda, BUDA president Devadas Shetty, PDO Jayarama K , taluk panchayat member Geetha Chandrashekhar, revenue inspector Divakar, village accountant Manjunath H, chief of MLA Covid war room Devappa Poojary, Purushotham Shetty Vamadapadavu, members and officials of task force were present.