Jammu, November 21: A Commemoration function was held at Command Hospital today to mark the completion on one lakh tests of COVID-19 and to felicitate the mid level COVID warriors who had put in a great effort for enhancing the patient care and worked selflessly in testing and treating the patients during the time of the pandemic.
Major General S Hari Mohan Iyer, Officiating Chief of Staff and Head of COVID-19 Task Force Northern Command congratulated the team on reaching the landmark of one lakh tests by the hospital lab. He appreciated that Command Hospital was at the forefront of testing since the beginning of the pandemic and was the only Armed Forces Hospital and one of the three hospitals in the Union Territory of J&K which started RT-PCR as early as March 2020.
He appreciated the dedication showed by the staff in cooperation with civil authorities and complemented for performing 35,000 tests for residents of 5 districts in Jammu & Kashmir as an aid to civil authority at the beginning of the pandemic. The General Officer exhorted all mid level frontline workers to continue their fight against the pandemic.