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Government of Jammu and Kashmir is ready to combat the possible spread of third wave of covid-19 and is reviewing the situation periodically to act according to the ground reports.

Recently the government has asked its Health Department to intensify COVID related training for health professionals and frontline workers so that they are available at the respective places for the infected people and will play the most important role to prevent the further spread of infection.

Recently the Chief Secretary reviewed the preparations being put in place to mitigate the COVID situation in Jammu and Kashmir through extensive COVID related training. So far, Jammu and Kashmir has vaccinated 77% of its eligible population by administering over 1 crore doses without any reported case of severe complications.

Jammu and Kashmir has adopted a robust mechanism for proper training of associated manpower based on operational guidelines of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. Extensive trainings on core principles of infection prevention; donning and doffing of PPE kits; surface disinfection; vaccination protocols; vaccination for pregnant and lactating mothers; and bio-medical waste management have been imparted to the health care professionals in a phased manner. 7,262 vaccinators and medical officers have been trained through 203 training sessions held across the Union territory.

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