Noida: Intending to keep residents safe from communicability of coronavirus, several precautionary measures have been implemented at Supertech Capetown, a densely populated residential society in Sector 74, Noida.
Common facilities such as passenger lifts, reception areas below residential towers and entry gates are being sanitised thoroughly and frequently, an officer with the society's facility management told.
Officials said that switches or buttons of passengers lifts are being cleaned up thrice a day as these are the common points, which are touched by all while using the facilities.
Officials informed that sodium hypochlorite, a compound for surface purification, is being sprinkled in residential towers for keeping these frequented areas disinfected. Besides, fogging of anti-mosquito pesticide is also being taken to keep viral fever away, he added.
Arun Sharma, President of Apartments Owners Association (Supertech Capetown) said that considering it as a notified disaster, many precautionary measures have been initiated in the society.
As many as 1,700 house helps and drivers take entry and exit from the society every day. An infrared temperature thermometer was made available at the entry gate to keep a check on all those who enter in the society. One more thermometer has been ordered to make the process more effective.
He said, “Employees deployed at the entry gate have been directed to check-up all those maids and drivers entering into the society. If any of them is found with fever or cough, it is being advised them to turn back and take rest at home.”
It is a huge society where over four thousand families have been residing. It runs e-carts on periphery road, that stretches around one kilometer in the society, for the convenience of residents in the society. Sharma said, “The cleaning employees have been told to sanitise handles of the e-carts frequently for keeping it disinfected.”
Earlier, residents had cancelled the gathering on the eve of Holi. They were restricted from using excessive water during the celebration. Residents were advised to attend the Holika Dahan in less number. Sharma said, “We used only dry colour during the celebration of Holi.”