KUPWARA: Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Imam Din Friday said that the district administration is working in a synergetic manner with various departments including Health, Police, Magistrates and Education department in mitigation of Covid-19 situation in the district.
He expressed his satisfaction over the drastic decline of daily positive cases in the district.
The Deputy Commissioner was addressing media persons here regarding COVID containment measures in the district.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kouser Amin was also present at the occasion.
Giving details, the Deputy Commissioner said that the recovery rate has increased upto 94.01% whileas, positivity rate has come down to 2.94% in the district. He congratulated Health Department Officials and all those persons involved in Covid-19 mitigation efforts for their hard work and good result.
The Deputy Commissioner said that number of total positive cases in the district is 13504 whileas the number of recovered patients is 12696. He said the district witness 157 deaths since the beginning of Covid-19.
Deputy Commissioner appealed the people of district Kupwara to religiously follow the Covid appropriate Behaviour (CAB) and attend nearest Vaccination centres for timely inoculation against Covid-19 pandemic. He also appealed media persons to promote positivity with regard to COVID containment efforts in the district, adding that press briefing twice a week envisaged to give correct and appropriate information to the public and to stop every kind of misinformation or rumor mongering.
The readers can also reach us on the official Twitter account of DC Kupwara: @dckupwara and official Twitter account of DIC Kupwara: @infokupwara, he informed.