Recovery rate above 98%, positivity rate witnessing sharp decline: DC Anantnag

ANANTNAG: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla today said that the Covid-19 situation has improved significantly with recovery rate showing upward trend and positivity rate witnessing sharp decline in the district.
He said that the vaccination and Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) are vital to keep the virus at bay and halt any resurgence in infections especially during the unlock phase.
The DC made these remarks while briefing on COVID-19 scenario and the measures taken to mitigate its effects in the district.
Urging people to get vaccinated forthwith, Dr. Singla said the efficacy of covid vaccine has been established beyond doubt and it has become paramount to preempt another wave of the pandemic.
Giving details, the DC informed that the recovery rate went further up to above 98 percent while the positivity rate remained below 0.5 percent during the last seven (07) days. Speaking on the vaccination programme, the DC said more than 3.38 lac doses have been administered to various categories of beneficiaries so far adding efforts are being intensified to achieve cent percent inoculation of target population in coming weeks.

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