DDC member tests COVID positive day after taking oath, sends other participants into isolation

‘Those participated in oath ceremony yesterday asked to isolate themselves immediately’

Poonch: A day after taking an oath, a recently elected District Development Council (DDC) member was on Tuesday tested positive for novel Coronavirus in Poonch district of JK, forcing authorities to direct all the participants of 0ath ceremony held yesterday to undergo isolation and to get themselves tested.

“Please pray for my good health as I have been tested positive for Coronavirus,” DDC member from Mankote DDC constituency of Mendhar Sub Division said.

The DDC member, who was tested positive, is affiliated with the Congress party. He also took oath yesterday in Poonch Degree College as DDC member.

Notably, the oath ceremony was attended by hundreds of civil society members, political leaders and government officers were present.

A government official said that they have asked all the participants of the ceremony to immediately isolate themselves and to get themselves tested also in days to come which is mandatory as per SOP.

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