KUPWARA : Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din again reiterated his appeal to the people of Kupwara district to continue the use of mask and maintenance of Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) and other SOPs to overcome the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Deputy Commissioner was addressing media persons here in his office chamber, today.
The Deputy Commissioner said that the positivity rate has declined to 0.4%, whileas, Recovery rate has gone up to 98.2% which is a good sign of satisfaction for the district. He said that out of 13980 positive cases, 13732 have been recovered till date.
He said the district has currently 83 active cases, adding that only 9 patients are admitted in SDH Kupwara, 66 are under home isolation.
Regarding vaccination, the Deputy Commissioner said that 71.39% of target population of above 45 age has been vaccinated till date. Whileas, 19.10% of 18-44 year aged people have been vaccinated so far in the district.
The DC said that holding Covid appropriate behaviour and other SOPs should be taken as a social responsibility, adding that all stakeholders need to adopt it as part of their lifestyle.
Nodal Officer Covid, Ghulam Nabi Sheikh was present at the occasion.