Govt Should Not Downplay Covid Crisis: DAK

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Srinagar: Making people aware and educating them about pandemic is a must but downplaying crisis creates mistrust which can have severe repercussions, DAK president Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said on Wednesday.

He said that Covid-19 is new virus and educating and making people aware about its pattern and effects is a must, however, government claims must be based on facts.

“By saying everything is alright and everything is available in adequate quantity can make people lapse and they may move out and abundant the precautions,” he said. “When government claims one thing and people witness different scenes at hospitals and other places, it creates mistrust and then people hardly believe government about any anything and they take every government claim false.”

Whatever the ground situation would be same must be communicated with people so that people can prepare to face crisis in same way.

He said that if mistrust is created, people won’t adhere to the Covid appropriate behaviour which can have a bad impact.

It is pertinent to mention here that beds in almost every hospital of Srinagar district are fully occupied.

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