DC Kupwara appeals people for vaccination, implementation of CAB

KUPWARA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today said that vaccination and Covid-19 appropriate behavior (CAB) are the only tools to safeguard against the Covid-19 pandemic disease. The DC was addressing a press conference about the covid mitigation efforts in his office chamber here, today.
Giving details about the Covid-19 scenario in the district, he said that there are currently 1649 active positive cases of Covid-19 in the district with a 5.48 percent positivity rate. Besides, the district has recorded 16758 recovered cases constituting 90.19 percent recovery rate adding that 172 deaths have also occurred since the inception of Covid-19 corresponding to 0.92 percent fatality rate.
The DC appealed to the youth of the 15-17 year age group to come forward and vaccinate themselves against the Covid. He also appealed to the adults to get booster doses for additional safety against the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the DC asked the people to contact the Helpline numbers of District Disaster Management Control Room on phone numbers 01955-253522 and 9419268121 in case of any exigency. He said the people can also contact the helpline of District Covid Control Room on 9906700123, 9596378562 and 7780896497.

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