J&K logs 6568 Covid cases; Highest active infections in Srinagar

J&K logs 6568 Covid cases; Highest active infections in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported the highest-ever daily Covid-19 spike witnessing 6,568 infections, again breaching all records since the pandemic began in 2020. Seven persons died due to the Covid-19 induced illness. The day’s surge is more than the monthly total cases of the past six months(In the past six months, July had recorded a highest of 5,800 overall cases during the month while October had seen 2,819 infections). For the past four days, the union territory has recorded above 5,700 cases daily. Before this week’s surge, the highest…

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Silence shouldn’t be misconstrued as normalcy: Mehbooba Mufti

Silence shouldn’t be misconstrued as normalcy: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Jan 22, (KIF): Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti reacted sharply to the remarks made by Union Home Minister Amit Shah that statehood will be restored once the situation becomes normal in Jammu and Kashmir. Amit Shah today said that elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be held as delimitation has started. Shah said that he has given assurance in Lok Sabha that as soon as the situation becomes normal in Jammu and Kashmir, statehood will be given back to J&K. Mehbooba Mufti in response to…

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Omicron: J&K logs 07 Deaths and 5992 new infections; Govt orders lock-down from Friday 14:00 to Monday 06:00 Hours

Omicron: J&K logs 07 Deaths and 5992 new infections; Govt orders lock-down from Friday 14:00 to Monday 06:00 Hours

Figure highest ever since the pandemic outbreak, Sgr tops the list with 1,306 cases Case tally at 378,661 death toll mounts to 4,586, active cases increase to 31,044, recovery rate goes down to 90.59 Govt Orders complete restriction on non-essential travel from 2 p.m Friday to 6 a.m. Monday till further orders in J&K Srinagar, Jan, 21, (KIF): The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday reported seven deaths and the biggest ever spike of 5,992 cases, the highest ever since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, pushing the number of…

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COVID19: After day’s dip, J&K again logs 4651 new infections and three deaths

After day’s dip, J&K logs 4651 new covid cases and three deaths

A day after registering a dip in fresh Covid-19 infections, Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday saw significant rise in new cases with 4651 confirmed in last 24 hours while three persons succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said. They said 1546 of the fresh cases were confirmed from Jammu Division and 3105 from Kashmir valley, taking the overall tally to 366851. After ten days of continuous daily rise, J&K had seen a dip in daily cases on Monday with 2827 while 3499 infections were reported on Sunday. Giving…

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J&K registered 2827 Covid infections and five deaths; Srinagar tops with 618 cases

J&K registered 2827 Covid infections and five deaths; Srinagar tops with 618 cases

Jammu and Kashmir on Monday witnessed five Covid-induced deaths and 2,827 fresh infections. Kashmir valley witnessed the highest 618 cases in Srinagar followed by 315 in Baramulla Jammu and Kashmir on Monday witnessed five Covid-induced deaths and 2,827 fresh infections – reporting a drop of 19 percent over Sunday’s cases. Since January 6, the cases have been consistently increasing from 349 to an 8-month high of 3,499 on Sunday. Of the total infections on Monday, Kashmir valley saw 1,734 infections while 1,093 cases and five deaths were reported in the Jammu division.…

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J&K reports 3251 fresh cases of Covid19 and 04 deaths in 24 hours

J&K reports 3251 fresh cases of Covid19 and 04 deaths in 24 hours

Cases included 1129 from Jammu and 2122 from the Kashmir division with the maximum number of 685 coming from the Jammu district Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a major spike in Covid-19 cases with 3251 cases being reported within 24 hours. Four Covid deaths were also reported from the UT. The cases included 1129 from Jammu and 2122 from the Kashmir division with a maximum number of 685 coming from the Jammu district. Srinagar district reported 624 cases and Ramban and Shopian reported minimum cases at three and four respectively. Two Covid…

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As cold wave continues unabated in valley MeT predicts fresh rain, snow in J&K

As cold wave continues unabated in valley MeT predicts fresh rain, snow in J&K

Srinagar recorded minus 4.5 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 11.4, and Gulmarg minus 9.5 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Saturday. Intense cold waves continued in J&K and Ladakh on Saturday as morning fog covered most parts of Jammu city and its adjoining areas. An official of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said cold waves continued in J&K and Ladakh on Saturday as morning fog added to the chilly conditions in Jammu city and its adjoining areas. Srinagar recorded minus 4.5 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 11.4, and Gulmarg minus 9.5…

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J&K sees 2456 Covid infections, 5 deaths; Govt imposes weekend curfew

J&K sees 2456 Covid infections, 5 deaths; Govt imposes weekend curfew

In response to a surge in Covid-19 cases in the union territory, the Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered complete restrictions on non-essential movement during weekends. The number of active positive cases crossed the 10,000 mark. However, officials said only 5.4 percent of hospital beds are occupied. The officials said 68,803 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, around 3,000 less than yesterday when more than 71,000 tests were conducted since the start of the pandemic. Of the total infections on Friday, 934 cases and three deaths were reported…

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National Highway shuts again due to fresh landslides in Ramban

National Highway shuts again due to fresh landslides in Ramban

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has closed again due to fresh landslides in Ramban district on Tuesday, triggering massive traffic jams on the stretch, officials sources said. Many truckers, who are stranded on the highway for the past several days, blamed the traffic management authorities for not allowing them to move on, causing them huge financial losses as perishable goods they carry have been damaged. The highway was closed for traffic due to a landslide in the Mehar area of Ramban, the official sources said. The men and machines are working…

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As weather improved National Highway restored for stranded vehicles, Air traffic, Train service resumed

As weather improved National Highway restored for stranded vehicles, Air traffic, Train service resumed

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was restored for stranded vehicles after the road maintenance agency cleared the landslide and prepared a single-lane road at Cafeteria Morh Ramban, and Maroog late Sunday evening. Traffic Control Unit (TCU) Ramban confirmed that stranded passenger Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) in Ramban town and Maroog were allowed to proceed towards Jammu at 8 pm. “One-way traffic has been restored on NH-44,” Deputy Commissioner Ramban tweeted on his official Twitter handle later in the evening. Earlier, the highway remained closed for the better part of Sunday on the…

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