Covid-19 Surge: Govt Orders Curbs On Non-Essential Travel From 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. In J&K

Srinagar, Jan 5: Amid spurt in covid-19 cases with over 400 reported in last 24 hours, authorities have ordered complete restriction on non-essential movement from 9 pm to 6 am in the entire J&K till further Orders.

“In continuation to the Covid-19 containment measures ordered under Section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, vide Government Order No. 01-JK ( DMRRR) of 2022 dated 02-01 – 2022 and in reference to the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, J&K (Chairman State Executive Committee) along with the ACS (Health and Medical Education) and other senior Health functionaries on 05.01.2022 regarding the increase in number of COVID-19 cases in the entire J&K it is hereby ordered that there shall be a complete restriction on non-essential movement in the entire UT of J&K from 9 pm to 6 am till further Orders,” reads an order, a copy of which lies with GNS, issued here by the government.

Earlier Jammu and Kashmir reported 418 fresh covid-19 cases while there was no death due to the virus in the last 24 hours till

311 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu division and 107 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 342419. (GNS)

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