Shopian, May 31 (GNS): Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin today visited New COVID Wellness Centre established in the Tourist Reception Centre Padpawan to take stock of arrangements.
The wellness centre has been established for keeping COVID-19 positive persons in isolation under the supervision of specialized medical care team.
The DC informed that the team of doctors and paramedics shall operate the wellness centre as per strict medical protocol for COVID-19 positive cases and disclosed that district administration has already identified several locations in the district to accommodate 800 such cases if need arises.
It was further informed that the facility will function in a fully sanitized environment for which adequate doctors and paramedics, medicines and other arrangements have been put in place, besides the provision of hygienic food for patients and staff, PPE kits, masks and sanitizers and foolproof security of the centres has already been made.
Chief Medical Officer. Tehsildar Shopian, and other concerned officers and engineers accompanied the DC during the visit. (GNS)