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Crisis Management Group constituted in Jammu and Kashmir to tackle rising cases

Last Updated on May 2, 2021 at 11:59 am

The Govt of J&K has constituted a Crisis Management Group (CMG) to monitor the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and take preventive, control and mitigating measures.

The 5 member CMG will consist of the Chief Secretary as Chairman, and FC (Finance), FC (Health), PS (Home) and PS (PWD). The PS to LG will be a special invitee. It will interact with other officers and medical specialists as necessary.

The CMG will meet daily, and more often if necessary, to 

1) Review the rapidly evolving COVID-19 in terms of cases, testing rates, positivity, mortality, recovery, hospital occupancy and other parameters.

2) Review the Oxygen and medicine requirement and availability at all health institutions.

3) Take immediate measures for preventing the spread, control the infection and manage the availability of resources.

4) Monitor the vaccine rollout and fine tune vaccination strategies to ensure speedy and complete coverage at the earliest. 

5) Take other steps with the overall goal of controlling the spread of the disease.