Adequate Vaccines, Medicines For Covid-19 Available In Kashmir: Govt

SRINAGAR: Advisor to LG Baseer Khan on Thursday said that Jammu and Kashmir has placed an order of 1.25 crore Covid-19 vaccines, which is the highest in comparison with other states in the country along with stating that there is ample stock of all Covid-19 related medicines including Remdesivir.

View of Advisor Baseer Khan’s Press Conference Inside Media Complex DIPR, Polo View

Khan divulged these details in a late evening press conference in Srinagar.

He further added that “We have the best facilities available for tackling the pandemic. The rumours’ around the lack of infrastructure and medicines not being available are causing unnecessary panic among people, there are few people who want to create these rumours, we are verifying them.”

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P.K Pole further said that SMHS and its associated hospitals have two days stock of Remdesivir while the SKIMS has four days stock left. About the ICU beds available in Kashmir, Div Com said that there are 1600 ICU bed with oxygen in J&K, plan to take it to 2500 in the coming days.

Advisor Baseer Khan also added that the administration has set up helpline numbers for queries or counselling, which are  2457552, 2457543 & 600633308

Further details awaited.

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