DGHS issues guidelines on reopening schools, businesses and public transports
The Directorate General and Health Service has issued technical guidelines in order to reopen businesses, educational institutions, public transportation, and passenger flight services amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The guidelines have been issued to prevent and control spread of Covid-19.
Those come following the government's decision to resume economic activities in the country on a limited scale during the ongoing coronavirus situation.
The technical guidelines have been published on the website of the DGHS.
According to the guidelines, railway stations need to keep protective equipment such as masks and disinfectants, and screen all passengers for high temperatures at entry points.
The authorities concerned need to keep the trains clean and disinfect those regularly. Staffers must be trained in this regard.
Authorities concerned of bus stations must also plan during this crisis, ensuring there are enough protective equipment and disinfectants at the stations and all staffers are aware of Covid-19.
As per the guideline, an emergency area will have to be established at bus stations and all passengers must be screened by an infrared thermometer.
The authorities must regularly keep the stations clean so that the disease cannot spread further.
Similar instructions have also been given to educational institutions.
They will give trainings to their employees in this regard and arrange masks, disinfectants and non-contact thermometer and other equipment.
All business institutions and other establishments also have to follow these guidelines.