Officials self-quarantine in J&K after bureaucract tests positive

Officials self-quarantine in J&K after bureaucract tests positive

Srinagar: A senior IAS officer tested positive for novel Coronavirus on Saturday night in Jammu and Kashmir prompting many senior officials to go for self-quarantine. Sources said that IAS officer was reported positive, a few hours after he participated in a high-level meeting attended among others by a Financial Commissioner, a Principal Secretary, a senior […]

DC Bandipora inspects quarantine centres

Urges people to adopt precautionary measures

DC Bandipora inspects quarantine centres

Urges people to adopt precautionary measures BANDIPORA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora Ravinder Kumar on Sunday visited various quarantine centres in Bandipora district to inspect the facilities made available for the people quarantined, interacted with different sections of the society and also inspected the restrictions put in place in the district. The Deputy Commissioner visited Goverment […]

6 persons discharged from quarantine centre in Tral test positive

6 persons discharged from quarantine centre in Tral test positive

BMO Tral deemed to be culprit as DM Pulwama orders inquiry; father-son, husband-wife from same locality among the infected PAMPORE: The District Magistrate Pulwama on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the discharge of six persons from a quarantine centre in Tral before their test reports for Covid-19 had arrived. All these six persons were found […]

Nearly 23 lakh people in quarantine across India: Govt estimates

Nearly 23 lakh people in quarantine across India: Govt estimates

NEW DELHI: Nearly 23 lakh people, who have moved within the country or arrived from international destinations during the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are currently in quarantine facilities arranged by states and union territories. While majority of the state governments and union territory administrations have made at least seven days’ quarantine […]

Girl dies of snake bite at quarantine centre in U’khand

Nainital:  A six-year-old girl died of snake bite at a quarantine centre in the district following which three persons have been booked, a senior official said. The girl was sleeping along with her family on the floor at the quarantine centre for want of beds when the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday, […]

Air travellers to be put in quarantine centres in J&K

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said air travellers to the state will be kept in quarantine centres for 14 days and tested for coronavirus. Thirty kiosks have been set up at Srinagar airport for collection of samples. Authorities reviewed arrangements at the airport as domestic flights resume on Monday after a gap […]

Flyers to undergo COVID-19 test, quarantine upon entering J&K

Jammu: With domestic flights scheduled to resume from next week, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday said all inbound passengers would have to undergo a compulsory COVID-19 test and administrative quarantine till the time their report is out. The decision was conveyed by the department of disaster management, relief and reconstruction (state executive committee), […]