Kupwara: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Nazir Ahmad Mir Friday appealed the people of Kupwara district to follow the COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour (CAB), SOPs in letter and spirit so as to make the district free from the pandemic. He was addressing a presser in the mini at the D.C Office, here.
Giving details, the ADC said that there are 39 active cases in the district, of which 27 are in home isolation and 12 under administrative quarantine. He said recovery rate stands at 98.55 percent which is satisfactory adding that the weekly positivity rate has slightly declined to 0.30 percent.
Regarding vaccination, the ADC said that 100 percent vaccination of the above 45 year population has already been achieved and 45.59 percent of 18-44 years age group has also been vaccinated so far in the district.
The ADC urged the youth below 45 year age to come forward and vaccinate themselves at the nearest vaccination centre for their safety against the COVID. He appealed to the people of Kupwara district to follow all COVID SOPs in letter and spirit by usage of masks, hand hygiene and maintaining social distance so as to keep the district free from the pandemic.
Chief Medical Officer Kupwara, Mehraj-u-din Sofi and Nodal Officer COVID, Ghulam Nabi Sheikh were present on the occasion.
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