No room for complacency, says minister

No room for complacency, says minister

Jitendra Singh

Jammu, January 8

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday reviewed the preparedness to deal with the third wave of Covid in J&K and cautioned that there was no room to be complacent.

During a high-level online meeting, the minister advised setting up of a designated dashboard for real-time updates related to the ongoing third wave. “As of now, most of the positive cases in the third wave have remained asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic with flu-like symptoms which invariably wane away in 4-5 days. There is no room to be complacent because during the second wave also, there was a surge in the later weeks,” Singh said.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office said during the first wave in early 2020, there was a regular mechanism for regular monitoring of different districts and a regular coordination between the Centre and the Union Territory. “The same mechanism will be evolved if required,” he said. — PTI

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