Army conducts medical patrol to assist Veer Naris & Veterans in district Rajouri

Jammu June 18: Indian Army as part of Mission Reach Out initiated to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and to assist Veer Naris and Veterans in mobilised Medical Patrol in District Rajouri (J&K).

The patrol interacted with the villagers including Sarpanches. The locals were informed about the COVID -19 outbreak and the basic preventive measures, such as social distancing, health and hygiene issues, washing of hands, wearing of double masks, use of sanitisers and avoidance of social gatherings.

New symptoms seen in the second wave of the COVID surge were also explained to locals. As a part of the awareness programme, the online procedure to register on was also explained to Veer Naris and ESM.

COVID preventive kits consisting of sanitisers, masks etc were distributed to the Veer Naris and ESM of Laroka and Lam Panchayats. The locals expressed their gratitude towards the Army for organizing such events.