2 Corona Virus cases confirmed in Jammu; Primary Schools in Jammu/Samba closed till 31st March; Biometric attendance suspended.
All biometric attendance in Jammu and Kashmir to be suspended immediately till March 31. Meanwhile All primary schools in Jammu and Samba districts of J&K to be closed till March 31.
Two suspected coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at a hospital here were “high viral-load cases”, the Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Saturday, while announcing an immediate suspension of all biometric attendance in the Union territory.
The administration also announced the closure of all primary schools in Jammu and Samba districts till March 31, an official spokesperson said.
The government also announced an immediate suspension of all biometric attendance in the Union territory till March 31, the spokesperson said, while advising people not to panic as adequate measures were put in place to meet the challenge.
Jammu and Kashmir has been put on alert to deal with any threat emerging from COVID-19 as around 200 people with a travel history to coronavirus-affected countries or who had contacts with people from such countries have been identified.
Nearly two dozen suspected cases have been tested in the Union territory till date but no positive case has been reported so far.