DHSK visits Srinagar International Airport, reviews Covid-19 testing, health care facilities

Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Friday visited Srinagar International Airport to review Covid-19 testing and other health care facilities.
A spokesperson of the Directorate of Health Services said the Director took first hand appraisal of Covid testing for travellers and other related protocols.
He also took a review of fresh guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in view of rise in omicron cases.
During the visit, the director along with the health officials deputed at the airport, interacted with travellers and inspected their vaccination certificates.
Dr Mushtaq also interacted with travelers and discussed with them the arrangements like testing and other protocols at the airport.
The Director appreciated the work of Covid management team of the airport.
He also visited the dispensary at the airport which is run by the health department and took stock of the health care arrangements being provided to travellers.
Dr Mushtaq said that due to the coordinated efforts between the health department, district administration and the airport authorities they have been able to manage COVID-19 situation at the airport.
He said the health department is trying its level best to maintain high standard protocols as laid down by the Government of India from time to time.
The Director directed the health officials to implement the guidelines and ensure that every traveller is tested and all the precautionary measures are put in place to help contain the virus spread.

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