After stories got here criticising Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s participation in a wedding ceremony at a conference corridor on the campus of SDM School of Medical Sciences and Hospital in Dharwad the place 306 individuals examined optimistic, Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad Nitesh Patil on Wednesday clarified that the corridor was exterior the containment zone.
In a press launch, Mr. Patil clarified that after COVID-19 circumstances have been reported from the medical faculty campus within the final week of November, the medical faculty had been closed and two of its hostels stored beneath seal.
This aside, the closure of the Out-Affected person Division (OPD) of the hospital was ordered and new sufferers admissions barred for a couple of days, he stated.
He additional clarified that, as a precautionary measure, anganwadis, faculties and faculties in a radius of 500 metres of the school have been closed until Wednesday.
Nonetheless, there was no order to maintain beneath seal premises located in a radius of 500 metres across the medical faculty, he stated.
The Deputy Commissioner clarified that the Veerendra Heggade Kalakshetra on the school campus had been sanitised and capabilities have been permitted after making certain that precautionary measures have been taken.
The doorway and exit to the corridor was completely different and solely 100 individuals who had obtained their double dose of vaccines have been being permitted to take part.
Later within the day, Mr. Bommai, who participated within the marriage associated to a BJP functionary’s household held on the conference corridor, clarified that he had come to attend the wedding after getting particulars from the Deputy Commissioner. “The wedding corridor is exterior the containment zone and solely 100 individuals who had obtained their double dose of vaccines have been permitted to attend,” he stated.