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In order to keep ready health infrastructure for any emergency, the government of Jammu and Kashmir has recently conducted mock drills in main hospitals.

Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir recently held a meeting in the backdrop of covid cases, and he was apprised by Secretary that Mock Drills were conducted in 162 health facilities across the UT on 10th April to ensure Operational Readiness for management of COVID at all identified dedicated facilities including GMCs/ DHs and CHCs with specific focus on Oxygen Plants (LMO/ PSA/ Manifold), Ventilators, Logistics & Human Resources.

He said that the covid vaccination doses given in the age groups of 18 years & Above, 15-17 years and 12-14 years in the UT are above that of the National Average which is quite an encouraging affair. He ascertained that there is no reason to worry and only caution can evade its possible implications.

Moreover the health experts also gave their suggestions regarding the current scenario and preparedness of J&K UT. They informed us that the virus is not so lethal this time although the spread may be faster. They advised people to only take precautions so that they keep themselves safe as well as others.

It was revealed that J&K has identified around 3000 Covid beds, 1966 isolation beds, and 330 ICU beds in its hospitals. It has a capacity to generate 1,14,366 LPM of oxygen from its 154 plants. The UT also has 4 CBNAAT, 15 TRUENAT labs in its hospitals to generate tests more accurately and expeditiously.


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