DC Bandipora reviews status & preparedness of public health response to Covid
Bandipora : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed on Saturday chaired a meeting to review the Covid situation and other related aspects amid a new variant scare. During the meeting, the DC directed the concerned to ensure operational readiness of hospitals including designated Covid wards, oxygen generation and availability of Oxygen cylinders besides testing facility.
Dr. Owais on the occasion stressed on adopting essential and required measures to prevent the Covid spike. He also stressed on the need for community awareness for implementation of the COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB).
He directed health authorities in the district to be fully prepared for Covid specific facilities regarding upgradations in equipment and staff. Dr. Owais directed the concerned to establish covid designated wards of 10 bedded each at Sumbal and Gurez and 15 bedded designated Covid ward at DH Bandipora.
Among others, the meeting was attended by ADC Waseem Raja, SDM Sumbal, CMO Bandipora and other concerned.