Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh and his spouse have examined constructive for COVID-19. Confirming the information, Singh advised PTI over telephone, “Sure, sadly it is true and we’ve got began medicine for a similar.” Each Singh and his spouse have been in self-isolation at residence.
The police chief has appealed to those that had are available contact with him lately to isolate themselves and, if crucial, endure check.
Singh, a 1987-batch IPS officer, and his spouse had taken the primary dose of COVID-19 vaccine and have been scheduled to get their second dose quickly, the officers mentioned.
Docs have been monitoring the well being of the police chief and his household, they added.
In the meantime, at the least 50 college students of two colleges in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir examined constructive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, forcing the authorities to shut the establishments for per week, officers mentioned. Thirty-six college students of Noorani Public Faculty in Khull space of Damhal Hanjipora in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district examined constructive throughout a random sampling drive, DH Pora Block Medical Officer (BMO) Shugufta Salam mentioned.
In the meantime, 14 college students additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 at Authorities Excessive Faculty in Kathsoo space of the neighbouring Anantnag district, the officers mentioned. They mentioned the college has been ordered to stay closed for per week. In one other case, two employees members at Kothibagh Greater Secondary Faculty additionally examined constructive for the virus, they mentioned.