In light of the looming danger of the third wave, the Deputy Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Friday directed the health and media departments to work as a team and launch a big-scale awareness campaign on COVID 19 at the district level. The Governor at his routine meeting discussed the current situation of COVID-19 in the Union Territory. The meeting was attended by officials from the COVID Task Force, the Deputy Commissioner and SSPs. Addressing the officials, Governor Sinha said, “The next 100 days are crucial according to the exports report. We need to be vigilant, vigilant and adhere to Covid protocols to forbid the third wave.”
J&K Governor Lt Manoj Sinha asks district chiefs to start COVID-19 campaign
J&K Governor is preparing to launch a COVID-19 campaign soon. The governor called on officials to start a comprehensive campaign as an initiative to create awareness among the people to succeed Covid measures to forbid the approach of the third wave. The campaign will focus on reaching as many people as conceivable. Meanwhile, department commissioners will consider implementing COVID-19 protocols in their departments, governor directing.
While instructing the district officials, the governor emphasized building a joint team to accomplish an effective result on the ground. He added that the team will also focus on controlling the deadly infection, and no more than 25 people will be allowed to accumulate in the valley. Emphasizing the importance of vaccination, Sinha instructs officials to focus equally on the vaccination campaign. He said there should be 100 percent coverage for the 18-44 age group with the first dose and timely vaccination for the second dose of coronavirus. It also provided guidance to update all COVID related websites and increase testing capacity in distinct departments.
COVID-19 situation in Jammu and Kashmir
According to ministerial data, Jammu and Kashmir recorded 144 unused cases of coronavirus, followed by zero deaths in the former 24 hours. There are currently 1,404 active cases in whole, of which 834 are in Kashmir and 574 are in Jammu. To date, the whole number of COVID-19 deaths in J&K has reached 4,386 and a whole of 96 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in the former 24 hours.
(with ANI input)