DOOMDOOMA, May 11 - In the wake of extensive violation of lockdown by a section of people and traders in Doomdooma circle, Doomdooma Press Club (DPC) in consultation with the local police administration launched an extensive awareness campaign on COVID-19 at Doomdooma town, Rupbon and Rupai Siding area of Doomdooma Revenue Circle on Monday.
During this awareness campaign, the members of the club under the leadership of club president Arjun Baruah and secretary Manoj Dutta urged the people and the traders to follow the lockdown rules laid down by the district administration and also to follow the COVID-19 protocol through loudspeaker.
The DPC members also illustrated the catastrophic consequences of the situation if the community transmission of the virus begins. They also urged people to wear masks, wash their hands frequently and not to venture out of their residences without any concrete reason.
�For the greater interest of the society from now onwards the members of our club will strictly keep vigilance against those who violate the norms of lockdown and COVID-19 protocol and will urge the police to initiate legal action against them,� informed Arjun Baruah, the president of Doomdooma Press Club.
In the awareness campaign, DPC members Anuj Kalita, Dinesh Goyal, Abhijit Khataniar, Deben Deka, Rajesh Kumar Prasad, Manoj Baruah, Brahmadeo Rajak, Kuladhar Barman, Manoj Kumar Ojha, Sujit Deb, Ajoy Thakur and several others participated.
Meanwhile, the Joint Director of Health Services of Tinsukia district on Monday through a press release has made it clear that no COVID-19 positive case has been detected in the whole of Tinsukia district.
The Health officer also urged people not to panic and not to believe in hoax calls.