Tura, Mar 18: As a precautionary measure to contain the transmission of Corona Virus, the District Magistrate of West Garo Hills, Ram Singh issued an advisory to sanitise doors and other items in offices and all ATMs in the district.
According to the notice, all the commonly touched surfaces like door handles and other articles in offices and commercial establishments shall be sprayed with freshly prepared 1% sodium hypochlorite solution (liquid bleach) in the morning and afternoon and wiped after 10 minutes with clean cloth.
This instruction has also been issued for ATM panels/buttons. 1% sodium hypochlorite solution is to be sprayed every 2 hours and wiped with a clean cloth after 10 minutes.
The order will remain valid till 31st March, 2020.