Jammu & Kashmir sees second death, 5 new cases
The death of a 62-year-old man from Tangmarg of north Kashmir who was tested positive on March 28 afternoon has once again hinted at community transmission as he had not recent travel history outside J&K or contact with any active or suspect case.
Five villages declared red zones to prevent spread of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri
Invoking prohibitory orders under Section 144 o...
Seven more people test positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir, total cases reach 27
"Seven more positive cases in Srinagar today. Four cases had a ...
Kashmir reports first death due to coronavirus
"As we share the sad news of our first #Covid19 fatality, my heart goes out to the family of the deceased. We stand with you and share your grief," Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattu tweeted. Four people had tested positive for coronavirus in J-K on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 11.
Search for those who met Tableeghi jamat preachers intensifies
The first Covid-19 casualty in the Kashmir Valley, a 65-year-old man from Srinagar, had travelled with the group to different states including Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, attending religious gatherings. Several others who attended the group’s events have also tested positive for the infection.
Case No. 5 fuels fear of community spread in Kashmir, beyond
Jammu and Kashmir reported its first Covid-19 death, when a 65-year-old, with a recent travel history to Saudi Arabia, passed away in Srinagar on Thursday. His two grandchildren have tested positive.
Keralite among Af gurdwara attackers, did it for ‘Muslims in Kashmir’, says IS
Muhsin, sources in Indian agencies said, was named in the IS message as Abu Khalid al-Hindi — which also claimed the bombing as an act of revenge for Kashmiri Muslims — but his real identity was confirmed based on his photograph released by Al-Amaq News, a pro-IS media outlet. T
Covid-19 impact: Jammu & Kashmir, others begin tracing preachers
The group, comprising largely of Malaysian and Indonesian nationals, ET has learnt, had travelled to India after attending a congregation of Islamic preachers in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia between February 27 and March 1.
Restrictions intensified in Kashmir following detection of 4 more COVID-19 cases; total no. 11
Of the eight persons who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, one died on Thursday. They added that the authorities tightened the curbs across the valley as four more positive cases -- all from Bandipora district -- were detected on Wednesday.
First coronavirus death in Kashmir, 65 year old with underlying conditions dies due to heart attack
New positive cases for coronavirus from Bandipora triggers the start of community transmission of the virus in Kashmir, with which the worst fears of the administration have come true. The entire process of contact tracing is a race against time, which is extremely difficult to win. For now, J&K administration informed that 5124 travellers and persons have been put under surveillance.
2G mobile internet services extended till April 3 in Jammu & Kashmir
Postpaid sim card holders shall be provided with access to the internet. However, such access shall not be made available on prepaid sim cards unless verified as per the norms applicable for postpaid connections, an order issued by the home department said.
Combating Covid-19: Pakistan announces troop deployment, shuts down borders
The deployment was approved by Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on March 23 on the request of the Interior Ministry. The government had asked for deployment of troops in all four provinces of the country, including Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
Chemists start home delivery in Kashmir, supply chain hit due to lockdown
In an effort to help people to stay indoors, chemists in Kashmir have decided to start home delivery of life saving and prescription drugs so that patients with acute and terminal illnesses don't suffer due to ongoing lockdown.
J-K: Srinagar confirms first COVID-19 death
Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar reported its first COVID-19 death on Thursday after a 65-year-old man succumbed to the disease, an official sai...
Jammu and Kashmir reports three more positive cases of Covid-19
The third person is a resident of Baramulla in northern Kashmir and his sample was sent to the SKIMS hospital in Srinagar, where his test was found positive. He has been quarantined in the Government Medical College, Baramulla. He had travelled within the country recently.
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