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33-year-old among 27 more die of COVID-19 in J&K

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A 33-year-old non-local was among 27 persons who succumbed to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since last evening, taking the overall toll 3,449, officials said on Friday.

 

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Report said that nineteen of the fresh deaths were reported from Jammu division, mainly at GMC Jammu, while eight persons succumbed to the virus across various Kashmir hospitals.

Among others, the officials told GNS that a 70-year-COVIDold man from Habak Zakura Srinagar died, eight days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura.

They said a 50-year-old woman from Sopore Baramulla died four days she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

Shiv Sena Hindustan’s provisional president, from Chadoora Budgam, at present Lal Mandi Srinagar, also died at SMHS hospital here, a fortnight after he was admitted there with COVID-19, officials said.

Among the fresh victims was also a young 33-year-old man from Bhagalpur Bihar, presently at Sonawar Srinagar, who died at SMHS hospital, a week after he was admitted there, officials said.

A 59-year-old woman from Tral Pulwama died a day after she was a admitted to SKIMS Bemina, they said.

They further informed, an 86-year-old woman from Nawabazar Srinagar also died a day after she was admitted to the hospital.

Two deaths were reported at GMC Anantnag, officials added.

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Restaurant sealed in Jammu Kashmir

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Police in Ganderbal town sealed a restaurant for not adhering to COVID-19 guidelines issued by the administration. Moreover 332 violators were fined for not wearing face masks and defying COVID-19 guidelines.

A police official said that a police party of Police Station Ganderbal headed by SHO Police Station GanderbalSalfieArshid, during checking found one restaurant owner violating COVID 19 SOPs/guidelines and instantly took stringent action and booked the owner in case FIR No. 103/2021. The restaurant was also sealed by the executive magistrate on spot.

Moreover, police also fined 322 violators for defying COVID-19 guidelines and not wearing face masks. Fine to the tune of `140700 was recovered from them.

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J&K: One dies, 3 injured after HT line fell on farmers working in paddy field

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One person died and three others were injured when a High Tension (HT) wire fell on a group of farmers who were working in a paddy field in Budgam Saturday afternoon, official sources said.

They said a group of farmers were busy working in a paddy field in Khansahib area, about 35 kms from main Budgam town when a HT line fell on them.

Four persons were injured, post which they were rushed to hospital where one of them identified as Teenager Shiraz Ahmad was declared brought dead.

The sources said the condition of three other injured is stated to be stable. Meanwhile, hundreds of villagers strongly protested against the Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to repair HT and local power lines.

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DC orders withholding of salary of two Zonal Medical Officers

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While taking the review of Covid-19 mitigation efforts in the district, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar on Saturday ordered withholding of salary of two Zonal Medical Officers, after the review report of their respective health zones was found “poor” and “un-satisfactory.”

An official in the district administration Srinagar said that, the performances of Health Zones in Srinagar was revived today and strong note was taken of two heath zones, namely Khanyar and S.R. Gunj as both the zones had poor performance regarding the Covid-19 mitigation efforts in the district.

Acting swiftly, the official said that the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar ordered to withhold the salary of the two Zonal Medical Officers till a satisfactory vaccination is recorded.

In an order issued by the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, a copy of which lies with the KNO reads that the vaccination process of 45 years and above age group was reviewed today and out of all the Medical Zones, performance of Khanyar and SR Gunj Zones respectively is quite un-satisfactory.

The order further reads: “The poor performance on part of Zonal Medical Officers of Medical Zones Khanyar & SR Gunj has been viewed seriously. As such, it is hereby ordered that salary of the above mentioned Zonal Medical Officers shall remain withheld till a satisfactory vaccination coverage is recorded.”

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14 Jun 2021, 2:37 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

29,507,438 Total Cases
374,287 Death Cases
28,148,977 Recovered Cases

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