KUPWARA : The Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din today urged the people of Kupwara district to not lower the guard against the COVID as the threat of the pandemic has not gone away yet.
The Deputy Commissioner was addressing a presser in his office chamber, here today.
Giving details, the Deputy Commissioner said that 100% people of above 45 year age have already been vaccinated in the district. He said 41.84% of 18 to 44 year age group have been vaccinated till date, adding that positivity rate stands at 0.37% while as, recovery rate stands at 98.6%.
The Deputy Commissioner reiterated his appeal to the people of the district to continuously follow the COVID appropriate behaviour and other SOPs. He appealed the youth of below 45 year age to come forward and administer COVID vaccine at nearby vaccination centres which is provided free of cost. He said vaccination and COVID appropriate behaviour are the only weapons through which we can save ourselves against the pandemic disease.