ADGP, 4 SHOs, 46 CID Men Test Positive For Covid-19

SRINAGAR: An Additional DGP, four SHOs and 46 CID personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu on Friday, reported Daily Excelsior.

According to the report, the Additional DGP is normal and is in home isolation.

“SHOs of Trikuta Nagar, Gharota, Bishnah and Akhnoor Police Stations in Jammu district have also been infected. The SHO Domana is symptomatic but his test report is awaited,” said the report.

Forty-six CID personnel also tested positive for the virus in Jammu, reported Daily Excelsior.

The Covid cases in Jammu and Kashmir have risen by 10 times in the last 10 days.

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday witnessed the highest spike of 2,456 Covid cases, taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 10,003 including 5201 in Kashmir and 4,802 in the Jammu region.

Five Covid deaths were also reported yesterday, taking the Covid death toll in J&K to 4557.

In view of the surge in the Covid cases, the authorities have cancelled the leaves of all healthcare workers and also cancelled the winter vacation of doctors.

The Out Door Patient Department (OPD) services and elective surgeries have been put on hold in all major hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir.


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