Covid vaccination program is being implemented in Jammu and Kashmir in a huge way and the efforts of the administration are being appreciated by the central government also.
According to the recent reports from the central government J&K figures among top ranking UTs & states in Covid vaccination. In Jammu region though the Omicron variant cases were detected earlier the authorities have started preparing the health infrastructure to combat the spread of infection and have also made the preparations for the possible hospitalization of the patients.
In this direction recently Director Health Services, Jammu has said that they have sufficient beds, oxygen supply available for patients.
Jammu & Kashmir figures among the best equipped states and Union Territories in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. It is also the second state/ UT in the country to achieve 100 percent vaccination of age appropriate population.
The reassuring statement has come from Director Health Services, Jammu, to allay the rising fears of the third Covid-19 wave in the region.
He advised the public not to neglect Covid appropriate behavior due to the purported ‘mild symptoms’ being reported amid the latest Covid wave. “We have started witnessing an exponential rise in the number of Covid cases and there is a need to avoid panic and adopt Covid appropriate behaviour,” he said.