29 HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND TWO IELTS CENTRES CHECKED IN CITY
Jalandhar (Amarjit Singh Lovla)
On the directives of Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta, Commissionerate Police has started a special drive to check the implementation of Covid appropriate behavior in hotels, restaurants, and bars.
During the checking special emphasis was also being laid to ensure the entire staff of these establishments as well as visitors was vaccinated to stem the spread of the virus from these places.
Divulging the details, Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that ten joint teams of police and civil administration have been formed to check the violations of the covid protocol in hotels, restaurants, and bars adding that the commissioner police have deployed five GO rank officers to accompany the teams while conducting checking. In last two days joint teams have checked 29 hotels including Radisson, Ramada, Maya, Best Western, Srover Portiko, Macdonald’s, Best Price, KFC, and many more besides two IELTS coaching centres.
Commissioner of Police further mentioned that these eating points are among super spreader categories where chances of virus transmission were comparatively high; thus, vaccination of staff working at these establishments and visitors hold significance.
The CP added that the directions of DGP Dinkar Gupta would be followed scrupulously as a special drive has been launched on Friday to check all the eateries in the city.
Mr. Bhullar said that the district administration has prepared a list of all such points, where joint teams of police, administration, and health department are visiting frequently to ensure proper compliance of Covid appropriate behavior there.
The CP said that no stone would be left unturned to ensure that medical protocol was followed in the city in letter and spirit as it would help contain the virus spread. He appealed to all the managements of hotels, restaurants, and bars to get their staff members vaccinated at the earliest in the larger public interest besides encouraging their customers to get vaccinated.