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Jammu and Kashmir: DC Srinagar for strict adherence to Covid-19 SOPs

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad has called for strict adherence to the Covid-19 SOPs despite declaring Srinagar as Orange Zone to contain the spread of Covid-19 infection in the district.

Jammu and Kashmir Govt extends services of retiring doctors

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today approved special Financial Incentives for Covid-19 Warriors of Health and Medical Education Department of J&K. Frontline workers of Health & Medical Education Department, J&K are rendering valuable services in the challenging Covid pandemic times for saving precious lives of the patients, observed the Lt Governor.

Jammu and Kashmir to get 6 lakh vaccine doses in June: Govt

Srinagar: J&K Government on Monday said that over 6 lakh doses of vaccine were expected to be available in June and that vaccination would be expedited across age groups.

Jammu and Kashmir: Director Health inaugurates training for health workers in Budgam

Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather along with officer on special duty (OSD) to Financial Commissioner H&ME department, Dr Shafaqat Khan Saturday visited Budgam and inaugurated a training programme for health workers for Covid-19 management.

95% of above 45-years population vaccinated in Gurez: Jammu and Kashmir Govt  

Srinagar: Around 95 percent of above 45-years population in Gurez Valley has been inoculated sofar. 

Jammu and Kashmir: LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates DRDO's 500-bedCovid Hospital

Srinagar: In yet another move to ramp up the healthcare infrastructure to effectively deal withCovid-19 pandemic, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the DefenceResearch and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) 500 bedded Covid Hospital anddedicated it to Jammu. 

Jammu and Kashmir: Nursing staff in PPE kits dance with Covid-19 patients at SMGS Hospital  

Srinagar: A video of nursing staff members wearing PPE kits dancing inside the Covid wards atSMGS Hospital is being seen as a heart-warming gesture amid the distressed life in thepandemic situation. 

Jammu and Kashmir allocated 100 more vials of Amphotericin-B to treat Black Fungus 

Srinagar: Black Fungus patients undergoing treatment at Government ENT Hospital, Koti inHyderabad (ANI Photo)Amid black fungus cases being reported in Jammu and Kashmir, the central governmenthas allocated 100 more vials of Amphotericin-B for treating mucormycosis to the UT. 

Black Fungus not a new disease in Kashmir: Doctors

Srinagar:  Stressing that Black Fungus was not a new but a rare disease, a senior surgeon at GMC Srinagar said a fresh case was slated for surgery while three others had been treated at the medical college in the past one year.

COVID-19: Jammu and Kashmir to accelerate vaccination in 18-45 age group

Srinagar: was informed that the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to accelerate the vaccination of people under the 18-45 age category in a focused and targeted manner.

MoS PMO promises sufficient COVID vaccines for Kashmir

Srinagar: Promising sufficient vaccines for Kashmir, Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh Saturday appealed the Kashmir leaders to push forward the vaccination drive in Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir: NGO provides meals to patients, attendants at SDH Sopore

Jammu and Kashmir:  NGO provides meals to patients, attendants at SDH Sopore 

Jammu and Kashmir: Recovery rate increasing, positive rate decreasing, says DC Baramulla

 Srinagar: Briefing about the latest position of COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by the district administration, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar Saturday said that recovery rate of patients was continuously increasing whereas the positivity rate had drastically reduced during the past few days.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two 1000 Lpm oxygen-generating units made operational at SMHS

Srinagar: After successful installation and trail, the authorities from Mechanical Engineering Department (MED) Saturday made two oxygen generation units fully operational at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar.

Prevention better than cure: HoD Medicine GMC Jammu

Srinagar: Head of Medicine at Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu Dr Vijay Kundal Saturday said that the age-old adage ‘prevention is better than cure’ had the greatest relevance to COVID-19 infection as there was no better protection against it than to adopt COVID-appropriate behaviour.