|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
JAMMU, Sept 18: BJYM Spokesperson, Chetan Wanchoo expressed serious concern over rising numbers of COVID-19 positive cases and urged the J&K administration to revive the healthcare system.
In a statement issued to press, Wanchoo said, “Improper working of the administration has resulted in the rise in COVID-19 patients and death due to the pandemic in J&K,” he said.
“The administration has failed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and the serious issues in Jammu region,” Wanchoo said, adding that the scarcity of oxygen cylinders in majority of the hospital is also one of the major cause of death of corona patient.
“The rising death rate due to Coronavirus has triggered fear among the masses,” he said, adding that the administration should take a thorough review of the health department in J&K. There is a dire need to implement strict Lockdown amid rising Covid-19 cases and authorities should take the initiatives at the earliest, Wanchoo suggested.
BJYM Spokesperson said that Covid-19 SOPs and Guidelines are not being adhered to even in the healthcare institutions.
The BJYM Spokesperson appealed to the Lt Governor to intervene into the matter and take strict action against the authority concerned for showing laxity in their professional duties.