JAMMU,, Sept. 17 -- Amid the spiraling Covid death toll across Jammu and Kashmir, a team of senior doctors and experts from Union health ministry will shortly visit the UT to manage the surge in cases.

"The Centre has deputed a team of senior doctors and experts to J&K. The team will help local experts with patient management, treatment protocols, oxygen availability and other medical issues to help manage surge in COVID positive cases particularly in Jammu," said a government spokesperson. Union minister Dr Jitendra Singh said that he had taken up the matter with health ministry.

"Have taken up with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs ( MHA),the issue of alarming #COVID situation in #Jammu. A special team of union Health Ministry is bei...