Corona Curfew Extended Till May 17 In Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar: In an effort to check the rising COVID-19 cases, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday announced extension of Corona curfew for the entire state for seven more days up to May 17.
Authorities said the ongoing corona curfew which would end at 7 a.m. on Monday has been extended by another week till 7 a.m. next Monday.
“The extended lockdown shall remain effective in all the 20 districts of J&K,” officials said.
J&K has been reporting an alarming number of new Covid cases and deaths with each passing day.
Yesterday, 4,788 new cases and 60 deaths were recorded in the union territory.
Reporting 60 Covid-related deaths in a single day is the highest number since the beginning of the ongoing pandemic.