Jammu & Kashmir

COVID: JK Admin extends lockdown in four districts

Srinagar: The administration on Tuesday evening announced an extension in COVID lockdown in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir till May 10, 2021.

Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) in a tweet informed extension in lockdown in four districts of JK including Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla and Budgam.

As per the tweet, the Admin has announced that COVID lockdown will also be imposed in Samba district from tomorrow (Wednesday) evening till May 10 (Monday).

The decision has been taken in wake of the spike in the COVID cases across JK.

“In view of the trend in COVID positive cases, the positivity rate and the cases per million, the Corona Curfew in the 4 districts of Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam and Jammu, which is there till 7 am on Thursday, 6 May 2021, will stand extended till 6 am on Monday, 10 May 2021. In addition, Samba district will also be under Corona Curfew from 7 pm on Wednesday 5 May 2021 till 7 am on Monday, 10 May 2021,” DIPR-J&K tweeted.


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