Srinagar, May 20 : With few days left for Jumat-ul-vida and Eid-ul-Fitr, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on Wednesday said the best festival would be to keep lives safe and urged people to use their personal and social space to educate people about measures to combat Covid-19. The Srinagar DC said the only cure is prevention.
“As Ramzan is about to get over, I urge everyone to use their personal & social space to educate people on it. Best festival would be to keep lives safe. Contribute your bit,” Dr Choudhary wrote on micro-blogging site twitter. Meanwhile, an official said that 3000-bedded well-equipped Covid-19 wellness centres have been established by Srinagar district administration at various places in order to provide the ‘best possible facilities’ to mild and asymptomatic Covid patients.
Dr Choudhary said that with projected increase in case in the months ahead and especially with the ongoing trend it was imperative to plan for any exigency. “We have readied 3000-bedded capacity in Srinagar to respond to such a need so that hospitals are not overburdened,” he added. (UNI)