Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, GC Murmu, has said that the union territory has all the arrangements in place to fight the novel coronavirus.
“We have 17,000 N-95 masks, 13,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) kits, and 200 ventilators,” he was quoted as saying by ANI. “We will soon have 80,000 rapid testing kits which will be used in red zones identified here, for early detection of COVID-19.”
He further added that the administration has also identified 1,900 people who were present in Nizamuddin’s Markaz in New Delhi. “We traced them through their phone numbers and they cooperated with us,” he said. “They are being tested and have been kept in isolation. The work is underway in a pro-active manner.”
By far, J-K has detected at least 184 positive cases of the virus and four have deaths.