Kupwara: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din Monday again appealed people of Kupwara district to follow Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) keeping in view rise in Covid cases in other districts of the valley, adding that following of CAB is the only way to keep the pandemic at bay.
The DC was addressing a presser at D.C. Office, here Monday.
Giving details, the DC said that there are only 24 active cases in the district. He said recovery rate stands at 98.67 percent which is satisfactory adding that the weekly positivity rate stands at 0.17 percent which is also satisfactory.
Regarding vaccination, the DC said that vaccination of 92 percent of the above 45 year population have been done till date. Besides, 64.34 percent of the 18 plus age group of the target population have also been vaccinated so far in the district.
The DC appealed to the people below 45 year age to come forward and vaccinate themselves at nearest vaccination centres for their safety against the COVID. He also appealed to those people who have got 1st dose of Covid vaccine to get administered the second dose.
He also appealed to the people to make Covid appropriate behaviour (CAB) as part of habit in their lives so as to keep the district free from the pandemic.
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