DC Kulgam inspects Covid Care centres,Quarantine centres, takes stock of arrangements

Visits various vaccination centres, 66663 persons vaccinated in district

Visits various vaccination centres, 66663 persons vaccinated in district

KULGAM, APRIL 25 (KNS): The Deputy Commissioner, (DC) Kulgam, Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat today visited various covid care centres/ quarantine centres established in the district to take stock of arrangements being put in place there.

The DC visited Quarantine Centres established at EKLAVYA Residential hostel Tangmarg, ITI College K.B.Pora and other quarantine centres in Kulgam and took detailed stock of all arrangements including sanitation, electricity and bedding.

It was communicated that these covid care centres have 1035 beds capacity.

The DC directed the concerned officers to ensure no lapse of any requisite facility/arrangement at these centres.

Later, the DC also inspected several vaccination centres/ session sites in the district that have been established to vaccinate people and took stock of the vaccination process at these centres.

He instructed the authorities to scale up the vaccination process and urged the people to get vaccinated at these centres to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

It was informed that the response from people towards vaccination has significantly improved with 38 per cent of the population above the 45 age group already vaccinated.

It was also given out that a total of 66663 persons stands vaccinated in the district and vaccination is witnessing an increasing trend.

During the visit, the DC also took stock of enforcement of Corona Curfew that has been imposed in the district from Saturday 8 PM and shall remain in force till 6 AM of 26 April 2021.

Meanwhile, the authorities in the district were seen appealing to people through loudspeakers to visit vaccination centres to get vaccinated and their movement was facilitated by authorities in the district. (KNS)

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