*DC Doda briefs about current Covid scenario of the district* _Positivity rate dips enormously reaches to 4.2%,364 positive cases detected and 429 recovered in the last week_ *Accelerated testing helps in tracking positive cases, around 1300 tests are being done on daily basis* _Doda is the only district in entire UT in which vaccination has seen considerable growth crossed 70% in a month from 43%_

Publish Date : 12/06/2021
Doda, June 11:
District Doda is heading towards stability day by day as the positivity rate has come down to 4.2% adding to this recovery rate is getting better on everyday basis across the district, the statement has been made by Deputy Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma today at DC office while holding press briefing.
“In the last week 364 people have been detected covid positive, besides 429 people who were covid positive have been discharged successfully from hospital as well as from home isolation”, the DC added.
With regard to testing the DC informed that around 1200-1300 tests are being conducted on daily basis mainly in micro containment zones and in various special camps to track down the suspected cases to curb the transmission, besides apprised that seeing the trend of covid cases in containment zones various zones shall be de-notified in the upcoming days by the District Administration.
Regarding vaccination the DC informed that Doda is the only district in entire UT which has achieved the figure of above 70% from 44% only in the last month by making persistence efforts as well as by organising special camps and door to door campaign in far off areas.
Further the DC informed that material has been mobolised for additional installation of 750 LPM at GMC Doda, besides 1000 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant to augment  medical oxygen at GMC Doda has been sanctioned and material has started reaching at GMC Doda. Similar OGPs  shall be installed at Gandoh and Bhaderwah for which material and machinery is in transit mode and shall be commissioned in the upcoming days.
Regarding enforcement of covid appropriate behaviour in public places after unlock,the DC informed that penalties are being imposed by the designated teams upon violators so that SOPs shall be followed in letter and spirit to carry out economic activities and other developmental works in hassle free manner.