As per the official figures 152 patients, who were infected with the virus, recovered today. They included 97 from Jammu and 55 from Kashmir as well.
Amid the daily surge in cases, hospitals have started witnessing a rush of patients who have tested positive for covid-19.
“Till the recent past, there was no rush of such patients to the hospital but now the situation has changed as many patients are coming to hospitals and are admitted as well,” said a medico.
Meanwhile, amid the surge in daily count of covid-19 cases, the health authorities in Srinagar have taken up the matter with the Chief education Officer (CEO) for vaccination of the children in the age group of 12-17 years.
“In view of the rise in covid-19 cases in all over the J&K UT we have proposed a plan to administer the covid-19 doses to the age group of 12-17 years,” reads an official communication issued by Deputy Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Srinagar.