Coronavirus threat: J&K Govt issues Advisory for Hotels

The government today issued advisory for Hotels in view of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) situation.

According to the Advisory, the hoteliers have been asked to make sure that the premises of hotel are clean and hygienic, and the surfaces are wiped with disinfectant regularly.

The Advisory stresses on promoting regular and thorough hand-washing by employees, employers and customers.

The hotels have been asked to put sanitising hand rub dispensers in prominent places around the workplace and ensure that these dispensers are regularly refilled. The Advisory calls for promotion of good respiratory hygiene in the hotel.

The Advisory has asked the hoteliers to ensure that face masks (surgical mask) and / or paper tissues are available at their hotels, for those who develop a runny nose or cough at work, along with closed bins for hygienically disposing of them. “Display moments of hand wash, steps of hand wash and respiratory hygiene at reception through posters. Keep IEC/ FAQs for reference/ displayed,” the Advisory reads.

The Advisory has also directed the hoteliers to keep the log of visitors updated and record information in a set format separately for all the guests.