DC Kupwara appeals people below 45 years of age for 2nd dose of Covid vaccination

Stresses for upholding CAB

KUPWARA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today again appealed people of Kupwara district to follow Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) keeping in view the rise in Covid cases in other districts of the valley.
The DC was addressing a presser at D.C. Office, here today. SSP Kupwara, Yougal Manhas was also present on the occasion. Giving details, the DC said that there are only 25 active cases in the district, out of which 22 are under home isolation and 3 are under administrative isolation. He said the recovery rate stands at 98.67 percent while the weekly positivity rate stands at 0.22 percent which is satisfactory.
Regarding vaccination status of plus 18, the DC said that 86.85 percent of the population from 18 to 45 year age have got the first dose of vaccination, while the second dose of vaccination has been given to 38.32 percent till date.
The DC directed concerned officers to speed up the process of second dose to the eligible persons. He again appealed to the people below 45 year age to come forward and vaccinate themselves at nearest vaccination centres for their safety against the COVID. He also appealed to those people who have got the 1st dose of Covid vaccine to administer the second dose on time.
The DC appealed to the people to make Covid appropriate behaviour (CAB) as part of habit in their lives so as to keep the district free from the pandemic.
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