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Over 2 Lac Infected Persons Recover, Nearly 29 Lac Vaccine Doses Administered Till May 19: LG Office Statistics

Centenarian woman from Udhumpur inoculated with first dose receives appreciation

SRINAGAR, May 20: Office of Lieutenant Governor on Wednesday night notified, via Twitter, into recoveries of over two lac Covid-19 infected patients up to May 19, 2021 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Preceded by “#JammuAndKashmir will win the fight against #COVID19”, the tweet read “202039 Covid Positive patients defeat the virus and recovered till May 19th, 2021.” An illustrated image appended to tweet displayed that 2847780 Covid vaccine doses were administered up to the same period besides it showing that 4338 recoveries being recorded in last twenty-four hours (May 18 – May 19).

In a successive tweet, the office informed of a 120-year-old woman Dholi Devi from Udhumpur who ‘took her first dose of the Covid Vaccine’.

“120 years old, a lady Dholi Devi from remote area of Udhampur District took her 1st dose of #CovidVaccine”, reads the tweet. An appended representational picture flaunting the old lady with few health-care workers reads; “120 years old, Dholi Devi, who hails from a remote village Ghar Katiyas of Sub Division Drudu, Udhumpur District turn upto vaccination camp to get first shot of #CovidVaccination.”

“We are very happy to get ‘our eldest member of family vaccinated against the Covid disease”, quoting a family member, the tweet concluded. (GNS)


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