As the Omicron variant is spreading very fast in Jammu and Kashmir especially in Kashmir valley the government is trying to give a prompt response and has decided to monitor Covid mitigation measures.
Recently the administration has asked the entire district heads to look into the needs of the people during this fresh wave of covid and in this direction recently in Kulgam district development works are being executed under various sectors in the district besides taking stock of implementation of several centrally sponsored schemes.
Ayushman Bharat and PM-Sehat scheme, it was informed that a total of 242686 golden cards have been generated. Besides, 33000 households have been provided tap water under Jal Jeevan Mission while rest of the houses will be covered soon.
Covid containment measures, Deputy Commissioner briefed that there is availability of 1200 isolation beds in quarantine centers besides the number of COVID-19 bed capacity is 324. He added that all 178 Panchayat Covid care centers have been made functional. Besides, oxygen generation capacity of oxygen generation plants is 3600 LPM and 422 B- type cylinders are available in the district.
In other districts also especially in the South Kashmir the government has taken a lot of review meetings and they got feedback that the bed capacity is ample in every district for the admission of the patients in case they need hospitalization after getting covid infection.