Mock drills conducted across Kashmir hospitals

Secretary Health visits JLNM hospital

Secretary Health visits JLNM hospital

Srinagar April 10 (KNS):  Like in other parts of the country, the Directorate of Health services Kashmir today conducted a  Covid-19 mock drill in all hospitals for an emergency response to ensure medical equipment and other infrastructure are functioning properly.

Secretary Health and Medical Education shri Bhupinder Kumar along with Director Health Services Kashmir Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Rather today visited JLNM hospital Rainawari. 

He visited the all sections of the hospital and took stock of the facilities available there besides that he checked the preparedness of the hospital in case of further surge of Covid-19. 

Speaking to the media after Covid-19 drills he said that department is fully prepared to tackle any eventuality in case of surge in Covid-19 cases

He said that if Covid appropriate behavior is being followed by the people there won't be much increase in the Covid-19 cases.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel 

He further added that precautions are needed to be taken at all the levels and people should maintain the SoP. 

Secretary had directed all the heads of the institutions to be in the ready mode and check medical equipment and other infrastructure were functioning properly.

The mock drill were held to ensure the operational readiness of the Covid-dedicated facilities, with a specific focus on oxygen plants, ventilators, logistics and human resources, he said, 

Mock drills are aimed to check the gaps and fill them if found anywhere and department is super ready to tackle any situation, he said.

“The concerned officials and officers have been asked to remain alert and continue the testing of suspected cases in all the hospitals,” he said.(KNS)

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