The COVID-19 death toll in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 4,143 on Thursday with 25 more fatalities, while 1,117 new cases pushed the infection count to 3,04,866, officials said.
Facing the COVID-19 second wave, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to vaccinate its citizens rapidly reaching even the remotest corner of each city and village. Kashmir has also taken its vaccination drive to remote villages to vaccinate nomadic tribes.
Frontline workers in Kashmir are visiting citizens for a door-to-door vaccination drive. This also involves crossing geographical barriers to reach the interiors of the state.
Here's what a day looks like in the lives of healthcare professionals who are taking Kashmir's vaccination drive to remote villages and nomadic tribes in Budgam district.Healthcare workers head to a hut to inoculate nomadic tribes during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.