Kashmir lockdown

Case fatality rate of COVID in J&K lower than other states: WHO official

Dr Ashiq Rashid Mir, Surveillance Medical Officer, expressed optimism over the recovery rate of positive cases along with less case fatality rate compared to the rest of the states.

published on : 23rd May 2021

J&K records 3,408 new COVID cases, 48 deaths; curfew extended till May 31

Of the fresh cases, 1,251 were reported from the Jammu division and 2,157 from the Kashmir division, officials said.

published on : 22nd May 2021

J&K paying price of vaccine shortage? 93 per cent COVID-19 deaths occurred among those who didn't get the jabs

State Immunisation Officer Dr Shahid Hussain acknowledged that there was a shortage of vaccines in the valley, but said the Union Territory was hopeful of getting vaccines sooner.

published on : 16th May 2021

J-K police releases youths who were detained for holding anti-Israel protest during corona curfew

Artist Mudasir Gul, who had painted pro-Palestine graffiti, was among 20 people detained by the police on Saturday in the city's Padshahi Bagh area.

published on : 16th May 2021

Baramulla district official wields stick to enforce lockdown, administration seeks report

In the video, the ADC Mohammad Ahsan Mir is purportedly seen screaming at and flogging an elderly woman while asking her to go back.

published on : 13th May 2021

Day after Eid shoppers violate lockdown, curfew-like restrictions imposed in Kashmir

Security forces have sealed vital roads and erected barricades at many places in the city and other district headquarters to stop unnecessary movement of people, officials said.

published on : 12th May 2021

Desist from interacting with media to avoid panic, authorities tell Kashmir health department

The order said it has been seen that contradictory and confusing messages are being circulated, which misinforms the public and creates unnecessary and avoidable panic.

published on : 6th May 2021

Restrictions tightened in Kashmir over COVID surge, separatist leader Mohammad Sehrai's death

Officials said while curfew was in place across the Kashmir valley and in Jammu district, restrictions on the assembly of people were also imposed in many areas of the Jammu division.

published on : 6th May 2021