Jammu & Kashmir

JK bank in Srinagar’s Qamarwari closed for 5 days after 9 employees test COVID positive

Srinagar: Authorities in Srinagar on Saturday ordered the closure of JK Bank branch Qamarwari, for at least five days after nine of its staff members tested positive for COVID on Friday

An official said that on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner and DDMA Chairman Srinagar, the branch has been closed for at least 5 days after nine of its employees tested COVID positive.

He said that all the primary and secondary contacts of the affected employees have been advised to self—Isolate and quarantine themselves

Meanwhile, authorities have sealed entry and exit points, leaving a path for an emergency also which will be under the supervision of authorities in Bemina area of Srinagar after three of its localities were declared Containment Zones yesterday.


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