Advisor Baseer Khan reviews coronavirus control efforts
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is overall in-charge of coronavirus control efforts in Kashmir, convened a meeting here today to review the measures being put in place by various health care institutions regarding prevention and control of COVID-19.
Director, SKIMS, Dr AG Ahnagar, Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Dr Saima Rashid, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Samir Mattoo, Principal SKIMS Hospital Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoo attended the meeting.
The Advisor said that health officials must maintain a constant watch on cases and emphasized upon the officers to ensure that guidelines were strictly adhered to.
During the meeting, the officers gave a detailed overview regarding preventive measures and steps taken to curb the spread of coronavirus.
While stressing on dealing with the situation as per the recommended guidelines, the Advisor sought suggestions from the officers in order to better handle the spread of coronavirus in Kashmir and asked them to put in their best efforts.
The officers expressed satisfaction about the availability of the facilities with regard to medicines and other infrastructure at their respective institutions.
The meeting also discussed the facilities available to the COVID positive patients at the hospitals and asked the people to follow all health care guidelines that are being issued from time to time. (KNS)