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Covid-19: 6 dead, biggest single day spike in J&K this year

Travellers lead surge in J&K but “lockdown is not possible”

 

Covid situation aggravates in J&K with 812 new infections

April 08, 2021 | Junaid Dar

J&K recorded eight death and the biggest single day leap of infections due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday with 812 cases reported in past 24 hours.

Officials said among the fresh cases, 347 are from Jammu while 465 are from Kashmir. This has taken J&K's infection tally to 134827. Majority of the new cases are travellers, officials said.
However, a senior officer in J&K government has said that the tourists and other travellers can’t be banned from entering the newly created union territory.
The newly created union territory reported 812 fresh cases and six fatalities in the last 24 hours, the highest number of infections as well as fatalities reported in a single day this year.
The officials said that Srinagar reported 239 cases, Baramulla 78, Budgam 42, Pulwama 11, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 27, Bandipora 17, Ganderbal 11, Kulgam 8, Shopian 9, Jammu 138, Udhampur 79, Rajouri 4, Doda 7, Kathua 29, Samba 11, Kishtwar 9, Poonch 4, Ramban 4 and Reasi 0.
Meanwhile, speaking with a local news portal, Atal Dulloo, J&K’s Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education department ruling out banning entry of visitors to J&K even as a new daily record of fresh infections was set on Wednesday.
“There is no possibility of lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir concerning coronavirus. There will not be any ban on travellers but we will enhance testing of people who enter J&K even if they come by road,” he said
Like the rest of the country, Kashmir has been rattled with the second wave of the COVID-19. The daily cases have been increasing manifold for the last two weeks.
He said the healthcare sector is prepared and hospitals are ready to deal with the virus, “Testing is going on and contact tracing is on to trace the affected.

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Covid-19: 6 dead, biggest single day spike in J&K this year

Travellers lead surge in J&K but “lockdown is not possible”

 

Covid situation aggravates in J&K with 812 new infections

April 08, 2021 | Junaid Dar

J&K recorded eight death and the biggest single day leap of infections due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday with 812 cases reported in past 24 hours.

Officials said among the fresh cases, 347 are from Jammu while 465 are from Kashmir. This has taken J&K's infection tally to 134827. Majority of the new cases are travellers, officials said.
However, a senior officer in J&K government has said that the tourists and other travellers can’t be banned from entering the newly created union territory.
The newly created union territory reported 812 fresh cases and six fatalities in the last 24 hours, the highest number of infections as well as fatalities reported in a single day this year.
The officials said that Srinagar reported 239 cases, Baramulla 78, Budgam 42, Pulwama 11, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 27, Bandipora 17, Ganderbal 11, Kulgam 8, Shopian 9, Jammu 138, Udhampur 79, Rajouri 4, Doda 7, Kathua 29, Samba 11, Kishtwar 9, Poonch 4, Ramban 4 and Reasi 0.
Meanwhile, speaking with a local news portal, Atal Dulloo, J&K’s Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education department ruling out banning entry of visitors to J&K even as a new daily record of fresh infections was set on Wednesday.
“There is no possibility of lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir concerning coronavirus. There will not be any ban on travellers but we will enhance testing of people who enter J&K even if they come by road,” he said
Like the rest of the country, Kashmir has been rattled with the second wave of the COVID-19. The daily cases have been increasing manifold for the last two weeks.
He said the healthcare sector is prepared and hospitals are ready to deal with the virus, “Testing is going on and contact tracing is on to trace the affected.


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Postal Regd No: SK/135/2010-2019
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