The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday introduced a 34-hour curfew from Eight pm on Saturday to six am tomorrow amid a large spike in coronavirus instances.
“Full corona curfew to be noticed within the Union Territory from 8PM, 24th April (Saturday) until 6AM, April 26 (Monday). Important and emergency companies to be allowed. All market, industrial establishments will stay closed,” the workplace of J&Okay Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha tweeted.
On April 8, the Union Territory administration ordered the imposition of an evening curfew from 10 pm to six am within the city areas of eight districts which was later prolonged to municipal and concrete native physique limits of all of the 20 districts on April 20.
The overall variety of COVID-19 instances in Jammu and Kashmir surged to 1,58,374 on Saturday as 2,030 folks examined constructive for the virus whereas the loss of life depend climbed to 2,126 with a every day bounce of 15 fatalities, officers mentioned.