Among uptick in COVID, experts urge individuals to follow SOPs

The doctors have cautioned individuals to take notice and employ goggles when venturing outdoors, stating that the wave of Covid-19 makes a comeback within the Valley.

Speaking to Greater Kashmir Professor and HoD Community Medicine at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar Dr M Muhammad Salim Khan stated the amount of Covid-19 cases reported every day in J&K has proven an increase from last couple of days meaning that there’s an uptick in nymver of Covid-19 cases.

“The amount of cases reported every day have directly leaped from single digit to double digits. On Sunday we’d 32 cases, there is a boost in cases reported from Srinagar, Baramulla and Budgam. Before that around 26 cases were reported on Saturday. This implies that cases take presctiption rise,” he stated. Dr Salim Khan, however, stated the signs and symptoms from the present wave were mild including cough, fever, a sore throat and the body pain.

“The signs and symptoms mostly continue for three days and then the individual recovers with no hospitalisation. The signs and symptoms appear like every other viral disease but we must be careful and alert,” he stated.

He stated the wedding months are at peak and individuals gather if you don’t take any safeguards. “We ought to stay sharp, be cautious and put on masks once we have been in a conference or outdoors,” he stated. Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang Kondbarao Pole, when contacted stated the administration provides testing facilities whatsoever places for anyone who feel any signs and symptoms of Covid-19.

“Anybody that has some signs and symptoms is going for testing and obtain themselves checked. Our facility can be obtained, people could possibly get their RAT reports within 5 minutes,” Pole told Greater Kashmir.

About the increase in Covid-19 cases, he stated the amount of cases reported every day might appear on rise however the average ratio of positive cases was really low.

“But using your medium, I attract people to choose testing should they have any breathing issue or other related signs and symptoms,” he stated. Concerning the testing facility for outdoors vacationers, he stated the overall advisory for individuals was to choose testing when they feel any signs and symptoms. “Whether it is local or non-local, advisory is perfect for all,” he stated. He however stated the J&K government was strictly monitoring the problem.