by NEWSNER , 2021-04-27 20:49:57
The Government of Sikkim has said that each government office and public sector undertakings are going to be shut from April 28 to April 30 to interrupt the chain of COVID amid numbers rising within the Himalayan state. The offices would be sanitized and fumigated within the meantime.
However, departments engaged in essential services like Health, Police, and Fire services would still work as normal. The order has been posted during a tweet mentioning Circular of Home Department regarding the suspension of all bookings in New Sikkim House and DKK Bhawan in New Delhi and Sikkim House, Guwahati till April 30.
Sikkim on Sunday reported 148 fresh cases of COVID-19 taking the entire tally to 7,306. The Himalayan state has 934 active cases with a price of 138. Also, thanks to the rising number of COVID cases in Sikkim, the government on Monday decided to issue a fresh set of guidelines about the entry of individuals from the Rammam check post in West Sikkim and therefore the closure of varied Central or state government-aided educational institutes, universities, colleges, tutorials, hostels, and training institutes.
Concerning the regulations for the entry of individuals from the Rammam check post in West Sikkim, the govt has instructed the post-in-charge to take care of the daily IN and OUT register where the small print of the person and therefore the time of entry and exit shall be strictly recorded. The names of only those people that are entering and exiting West Sikkim on an equivalent day are going to be recorded within the register. The visitors/residents entering west Sikkim through the Rammam check post shall refill the entry form and submit it to the post counter. The SDM (Soreng) would collect the forms daily, digitalizing them and sending them to the relevant teams for contact tracing.
The government has also ordered to pack up all center and state government-run educational institutions, universities, colleges, tutorials, hostels, and training institutes till May 31, 2021. During the closure of the institutes, only students aren't required to return to high school for normal classes or other educational activities. A 50% attendance policy is going to be followed for the teaching faculty and staff members. Government employees shouldn't leave their stations without the prior permission of the concerned authorities.