Coronavirus: J&K govt suspends inter-state bus service

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Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended inter-state bus service with immediate effect in the wake of Coronavirus scare.

“In order to mitigate the transmission of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, it is hereby ordered that no interstate bus service shall ply on interstate routes with immediate effect till further orders,” reads an order issued by transport commissioner Pardeep Kumar.

“It is also ordered that buses belonging to Jammu and Kashmir which are presently outside J&K shall not carry any passengers from outside J&K while returning back,” reads the order.

So far three positive cases of coronavirus have been reported from Jammu region of the Union Territory.

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