Coronavirus: Biometric attendance in J&K suspended till March 31


Government of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday announced that all biometric attendance in offices has been suspended till March 31.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Government spokesman Rohit Kansal wrote, “All biometric attendance in J&K to be suspended immediately till March 31.”

He said that the test reports of the two suspected patients from Jammu have been received. Both are high viral load cases and there is a high probability of their testing positive.

“Both suspected cases have been kept in isolation at Government Medical College, Jammu. They are stable and all protocol is being followed. Both cases had left the hospital against medical advice and had to be brought back,” an official spokesman said.

Meanwhile, all primary schools in Jammu and Samba districts closed till March 31.

The coronavirus outbreak originated in China’s Wuhan in December and has spread to over 60 nations, killing more than 3,000 people and infecting over 90,000.


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