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Lockdown relaxation: DC Jammu Issues Fresh Guidelines



Whereas, vide this office Order Nos. 02/DO of 2021-22 dated 29-04-2021 Corona Curfew was imposed in the district with effect from 29.04.2021 which was further extended, vide order No’s 03/DO of 2021 dated 01-05-2021, OS/DO of 2021 dated 05- 05-2021, 06/DO of 2021 dated 09-05-2021 & 08/DO of 2021 dated 15-05-2021 up to 24-05-2021 (Monday, 07:00 AM);

Whereas, a detailed review of the current COVID situation was conducted by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Jammu with respect to current positivity rate, hospital bed occupancy and total active cases;

And whereas, on account of the above the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is of the considered view that stringent containment measures are required to be taken at a macro level in order to restrict the movement and inter mingling of people, there limiting the chain of transmission;

Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred under section 34 of National Disaster nagement Act, 2005, I, Anshul Garg, IAS in my capacity as the Chairperson of DISTRICT Disaster Management Authority, Jammu hereby order extension of Corona Curfew across the entire jurisdiction of Jammu District with effect from 7.00 AM on 24.05.2021 to 7.00 AM on 31.05.2021 (Monday).

All activities and movements shall be permissible as per the guidelines detailed below:

(A). Permissible Activities in entire District

i. Chemists and Druggists (both retail and wholesale), Diagnostic Centres, Medical, optical and Clinical Establishments
ii. LPG Outlets and Petrol Pumps
iii. Agricultural activities including establishments dealing with agricultural inputs, implements and tools
iv. Cattle feed and fodder shops
v. Banks, ATMs and Cash Vans
vi. Print and electronic media (on production of valid ID card/ pass)
vii. FCI and FCS&CA depots
viii. Operation and maintenance of telecom towers and other telecom infrastructure (on production of valid ID Card/ pass)
ix. e-commerce & Home Delivery of essential goods and services
x. Restaurants in Hotels for in-house guests, to be served only in rooms
xi. Kitchens in Restaurants and Food Outlets (only for Home Delivery) subject to
production of valid permits
xii. Dhabas/Eateries along National Highways outside Jammu Municipal Corporation
(JMC) limits to cater to Truck drivers and cleaners
xiii. All Industrial and Scientific establishments (both Public & Private)
xiv. All development, construction works and mining activities
xv. Service Stations, Automobile and Cycle Repair Shops, Welding shops, shops
dealing with spare parts of Industrial Units & Mechanical Workshops
xvi. Movement of atl Health, Medical & Sanitation personnel (Both Government and
Private) on production of ID cards
xvii. Routine vaccination drive at all designated sites
xviii. Interstate and intra state movement of essential goods
xix. Officers and officials of UT Government, Govt of India, PSUs, Autonomous
Bodies, Universities, All India Radio, Doordarshan and other such offices as per 50% attendance rosters formulated by concerned Head of the Departments

(B). Partially Permissible Activities in entire District (6.00 AM to 11.00 AM)



(C). Schedule for Inspection of Stocks (8.00 pm to 10.00 pm)

Various categories of establishments shall be allowed a 2-hour window as per the following schedule only for inspection of stocks. However no commercial activity or transactions shall be carried during this time and violations shall attract penal provisions under DM Act: –

6. All oth r instructions and SOPs issued by this office in this regard and not in contradiction to above, will continue to remain valid.

7. Any violation of the directions issued above shall invite penal action under the relevant provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005. Since, it is not possible to notice of this order; it is as such being issued ex-parte.




India reports lowest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases after 71 days




India on Sunday (June 13, 2021) reported its lowest one-day rise in the COVID-19 cases after 71 days. The country recorded 80,834 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the figures by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed.

India’s active caseload has now declined to 10,26,159, while the weekly positivity rate has dropped to 4.74% and the daily positivity rate stands at 4.25%.

There were also 3,303 coronavirus-related deaths between Saturday and Sunday morning.

So far, there have been 2.94 crore cases and 3.70 lakh fatalities across the country.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare also informed that 1,32,062 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. India now has registered 2.80 crore recoveries and the recovery rate has improved to 95.26%.

Meanwhile, more than 25.31 crore coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered across the country.

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COVID-19 Updates: India Reports 84,332 New Cases, 4,002 Deaths




India on Saturday morning reported 84,332 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 70 days, and 4,002 deaths in the last 24 hours. As per the latest health ministry update, 24,96,00,304 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, with 34,33,763 taking the jab in the last 24 hours. The total active cases have dropped by 40,981 and now stands at 10,80,690.
The country saw 1,21,311 recoveries during past one-day period with 2,79,11,384 people having recovered in total. The recovery rate has increased to 95.07 per cent, a government release pointed out.

The country’s weekly positivity rate is currently at 4.94 per cent while the daily positivity rate is 4.39 per cent, remaining below the 10 per cent mark for 19 consecutive days.

Tamil Nadu is among the bottom five states in terms of vaccinating its population against coronavirus. So far, the state has inoculated only nine per cent of its seven-crore population with the first dose of the vaccine. This has put the state right at the bottom of the list of states with low vaccination percentage along with UP, Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand.

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COVID-19: J&K reports 17 deaths, 906 positive cases




The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Friday witnessed 17 deaths due to Covid-19 while as 906 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 17,585

With 17 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,160 and 906 fresh positive cases reported on Friday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 305,772

Of the exact number of 305,772 cases, 189,274 are from Kashmir division and 116,498 from Jammu division. Officials told  that among 906 new cases, 662 belong to Kashmir division while as 244 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 189,274 including 176,023 recoveries and 2,138 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 116,498 including 108,004 recoveries and 2,022 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 17,585 including 11,113 from Kashmir division and 6,472 from Jammu division.

With 1,885 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 284,027 which is 92.88 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 156 from Srinagar, 86 from Baramulla, 92 from Budgam, 63 from Pulwama, 74 from Kupwara, 54 from Anantnag, 44 from Bandipora, 31 from Ganderbal, 53 from Kulgam and 09 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 244 from Jammu division include 53 from Jammu, 19 from Udhampur, 39 from Rajouri, 21 from Doda, 11 from Kathua, 21 from Samba, 14 from Kishtwar, 43 from Poonch, 18 from Ramban and 05 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Friday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported and toll stands at 18.

Out of 17 deaths reported today, 01 died in GMC Jammu, 02 in GMC Rajouri, 03 in GMC Doda, 01 in DH Reasi, 03 in Home/ Brought Dead, 04 in SMHS Sgr, 01 in SKIMS Soura, 01 in SKIMS JVC Bemina & 01 in GMC Anantnag.

As per officials figures, 67,915 positive cases including 809 deaths and 64,615 recoveries are from Srinagar, 22,584 including 272 deaths and 20,435 recoveries are from Baramulla, 21,675 including 20,232 recoveries and 199 deaths are from Budgam, 14,294 including 12,797 recoveries and 180 deaths are from Pulwama, 13,130 including 151 deaths and 12,026 recoveries are from Kupwara, 15,412 including 14,298 recoveries and 191 deaths are from Anantnag, 8,917 cases including 8,437 and 98 deaths are from Bandipora, 9,234 including 8,629 recoveries and 71 deaths are from Ganderbal, 10,630 including 9,498 recoveries and 109 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,483 including 5,056 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 51,931 including 48,379 recoveries and 1,114 deaths are from Jammu district, 10,966 including 10,528 recoveries and 131 deaths are from Udhampur, 10,306 including 9,474 recoveries and 200 deaths are from Rajouri, 6,277 including 5,154 recoveries and 94 deaths are from Doda, 9,045 including 8,738 recoveries and 147 deaths are from Kathua, 6,964 including 6,495 recoveries and 116 deaths are from Samba, 4,217 including 3,979 recoveries and 39 deaths are from Kishtwar, 5,784 including 4,910 recoveries and 82 deaths are from Poonch, 5,532 including 5,074 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Ramban and 5,476 including 5,273 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 2,216,384 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 70,906 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 17,685 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 1,987,934 persons have completed surveillance period and 135,799 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 9,083,419 samples are available. Out of 9,083,419 the number of samples tested negative stands at 8,777,647 while as 304,866 have tested positive, among them 17,585 persons are active, 284,027 persons have recovered and 4,160 persons have died

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Covid-19 Stats

13 Jun 2021, 7:57 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

29,439,989 Total Cases
370,407 Death Cases
28,043,446 Recovered Cases


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