New Delhi, May 28 : In view of the employees working in Accounts and Commercial departments of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) testing positive for COVID-19, NDMC has decided to seal the entire headquarters building that is Palika Kendra at Sansad Marg in which Account Department is situated and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Place offices at Gole Market from where Commercial Department operates, for 48 hours from Thursday.
NDMC Civil Engineering Department (Building Maintenance Division ) and Public Health Department have carried out an extensive disinfection drive in Palika Kendra and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Place offices today.
This disinfection drive will continue for next two days and it will be carried out for three time a day, the NDMC said in a statement. A team of 20 health workers led by NDMC Officials of the public health department sprayed the 100 liter disinfectant with Knapsack machines.
The 1 per cent sodium hypochlorite solution has been used as disinfectant. And 4000 litres of water with bleaching through water tankers were used. This exercise has been carried out in addition to daily disinfection of buildings by the Civil Engineering Department through outsourced agencies. (UNI)