Coronavirus watch: 5482 persons under surveillance in JK, 13 test positive: Govt

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Coronavirus watch: 5482 persons under surveillance in JK, 13 test positive: Govt

JAMMU: Government Thursday informed that 5482 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance and, so far 13 cases have tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir – 11 positives, 1 recovered, 1 death. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), 3053 persons have been kept under home […]

NC asks GoI to help stranded students, labourers

NC asks GoI to help stranded students, labourers

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Thursday asked the government of India to ensure that stranded students, businessmen, labourers in Bangladesh and elsewhere are properly taken care of which includes providing safe shelter and food. Party’s member of Parliament Hasnain Masoodi in a statement sought effective government intervention in helping the stranded students in Bangladesh and other […]

45 distilleries, 564 manufacturers granted permission to produce hand sanitisers: GoI

SRINAGAR: About 45 distilleries and 564 other manufacturers have been granted permission to produce hand sanitizers, more than 55 distilleries are likely to be given permission in one or two days and many more are being motivated to produce sanitisers in this scenario, said government of India on Thursday. The statement said, “Central and State […]

Bandipora admin arranges free pick, drop facility for mandatory screening

BANDIPORA: District administration Bandipora has arranged a free pick and drop facility for the mandatory screening of the people having travel history of a foreign country or having Covid symptoms. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza said that anybody who has COVID-19 like symptoms including fever, dry cough and sore throat and has a recent […]

Covid-19 killing more men than women, claims DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday claimed that the Covid-19 is killing more men than women following the death of an elderly male in Kashmir valley. “More men are dying than women due to the virus,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement. “This is what evidence shows in countries with […]

JAC offers voluntary support to govt to combat pandemic

SRINAGAR: Joint Action Committee (JAC) Of Engineering Graduates Associations on Thursday offered its voluntary support to the government in combating Coronavirus pandemic. The statement said, “JAC of Engineering Graduates Associations has offered its voluntary support to the government in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. The JAC impressed upon the engineers to work with more zeal and […]

APSCC condemns militant attack on Gurdwara in Kabul

SRINAGAR: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Thursday condemned the militant attack on a Gurdwara in Kabul in which 30 Sikhs were killed. In a statement, the Committee has demanded proper protection of the minorities including Sikhs living in the different parts of the globe. Expressing outrage over the attack on Gurdwara and subsequent […]

COVID: One more positive case in J&K

Srinagar: One more patient was detected positive on Thursday. “Another positive case reported just now; patient from Rajouri district of Jammu province. History of close contact with (now deceased) positive,” tweeted government spokeperson Rohit Kansal. Earlier in day, two cases were detected positive in Srinagar. KR Desk

Covid: Two more positive cases in Valley

Srinagar: Two more cases have been detected positive in Kashmir on Thursday taking the total number to 11. “Two more positive cases in Srinagar. Siblings (7 years old and 8 months old)- grandchildren of a confirmed case from Srinagar with travel history to Saudi Arabia who had tested positive on 24th. Total number of active […]