Seventeen persons were arrested, 978 persons fined an amount of Rs 1,18,760 and six FIRs were registered against those violating the COVID-19 guidelines and rules set by the government on Wednesday, Police said.
A statement of J&K Police issued here said that the special drive against the violators of COVID-19 guidelines and rules continued throughout all districts of Kashmir valley to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly-contagious coronavirus.
Police in Budgam and Sopore also held review meetings with the Imams, religious leaders and Auqaf Committees regarding adherence to COVID-19 containment measures to be followed in Masjids.
These meetings were held at SDPO office Khansahab and Police Station Dangiwacha.
COVID: Jammu and Kashmir reports 4,509 new COVID cases and 65 deaths
COVID: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded 4,509 new COVID cases, taking the tally in UT to 2,29,407, while 65 COVID deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours pushing the death toll to 2,912 in the Union Territory, officials said.
Out of the fresh COVID cases, 1,759 were reported from Jammu division and 2,750 cases were from the Kashmir division, they said.
The number of active COVID cases has reached 51,542 in the Union Territory, while 1,74,953 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
The death toll due to the COVID reached 2,912 as 65 fresh fatalities – 46 in the Jammu region while 19 in the Kashmir valley were reported in the past 24 hours.
The officials said that Srinagar district recorded the highest number of COVID cases that is 863 cases, followed by 621 in Jammu district and 377 in Baramulla district.
Meanwhile, police have arrested 145 people and lodged 92 FIRs for violating COVID guidelines and realising fine to the tune of Rs 1,09,200 from 678 people for violating the COVID guidelines in the Kashmir valley, a spokesman said.
Pass system for J&K employees: Admin
The district administration Srinagar on Tuesday stated that the movement of government employees shall be facilitated through the pass system from tomorrow (Wednesday).
Srinagar district administration in a tweet has requested the HODs to place requisition for passes immediately.
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“Movement of Government officials shall be facilitated through a Pass system from tomorrow. All HODs are requested to kindly place requisition for passes immediately,” Srinagar district administration tweeted.
Civil Secretariat To Reopen In Srinagar Today
On Tuesday the Civil Secretariat of J&K will finally reopen after a gap of 6 months in the summer capital of the UT. This year due to a surge in covid cases partial darbar move took place so the Secretariat will also function in Jammu. Today at 9:30 am JK LG Manoj Sinha will go to the Secretariat after which the working at the Secretariat will start.
According to the reports, 62 offices will primarily work from Srinagar while 73 will primarily work from Jammu. 13 offices will have civil secretariat-like arrangement during this period. The Administrative Secretaries will be available at Srinagar and Jammu as per the roster already worked out by the government.
This year 2 major changes took place during the Darbar move. First maximum records were transferred through online mode and second, the administration prepared lists of employees those who wanted to work from Jammu and those who wanted to work from Srinagar.
As per executive no god of honour and other customs will take place and simply, the work will continue in the Secretariat.
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