Amar Ujala Network, Jammu
Published by: Vimal Sharma
Updated Saturday, 15 January 2022 11:27 AM IST
Corona infection is doubling in the state. The administration has issued directives to completely ban unnecessary movements over the weekend to prevent the spread of infection. After this all the unnecessary shops are closed. People are not even allowed to go to tourist places. Officials said the sanctions imposed in the state will remain in force until further orders are issued. There will be a complete ban on unwanted traffic on weekends.
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The number of cases has increased tenfold in the last ten days. Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta has appealed to the people of the state to stop making unnecessary and unnecessary moves and activities, especially on weekends. In addition, the divisional and district administrations should take all necessary steps to ensure compliance with the Kovid Protocol and SOP.
The sanctions imposed in Jammu & Kashmir will remain in force till further orders. There is a complete limit on unnecessary movements on weekends; The night curfew will be in effect from 9pm to 6am with full restrictions on unwanted traffic. pic.twitter.com/ahMWElOpSJ
– ANI (ANI) January 15, 2022
The Chief Secretary held a meeting with the departmental officers and reviewed the management of the Kovid. During this meeting several District Deputy Commissioners recommended the imposition of a weekly lockdown. This may come into effect in the coming days.
He said the number of infected cases was increasing rapidly in almost all the districts of the state. The Chief Secretary asked the people to publicize the District Kovid Helpline numbers to avail medical assistance through tele-consultation.
In addition, other facilities should be developed at the panchayat level for conducting mass awareness campaigns and isolation centers among the people. The district administration should expedite the vaccination of those between 15 and 17 years of age. RTPCR was asked to promote testing, isolation and other facilities. In the Harghar Dastak campaign, priority should be given to preventive doses in the vulnerable population.
Eight months later, 2456 cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday
Jammu district was the worst affected with 588 cases. There are 10003 active cases in the state. It is growing here with an average of 400-500 new cases per day. In the last twenty-four hours five people have died of Kovid infection. Three were killed in the Jammu division.