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COVID: J&K Govt to ensures 100 pc RTPCR testing of all passengers travelling by road, Rail, Air

COVID: J&K Govt to ensures 100 pc RTPCR testing of all passengers travelling by road, Rail, Air

Jammu, May 23 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday said that in view of the flights resuming operations from May 25, all authorities and travellers are informed for strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols regarding COVID-19 pandemic during evacuation process of stranded people of Jammu and Kashmir.

The circular reads that “All passengers/returnees coming to UT of J&K, whether by road, rail or air will have to compulsorily undergo a COVID-19 test following which they will be under administrative quarantine, for 14 days, till the test result is negative, in which case they are released for Home Quarantine, or positive, in which case they are sent to a COVID hospital for recovery and treatment”.

Pertinently, the Government of JK vide its Order No. 51-JK(DMRRR) of 2020 dated 11.05.2020 issued mandatory instructions for 100 per cent RTPCR testing of incoming passengers by trains and other means in order to prevent spread of COVID-19 and the State Executive Committee vide its order No. 55-JK (DMRRR) of 2020 dated 19.05.2020 reiterated the protocol to be followed by all returning passengers into UT of J&K.

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Lockdown 5 0: Battle is not over yet, says MP CM

01 Jun 2020 | 12:26 AM

Bhopal, May 31 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Sunday that “our global visionary” Premier Narendra Modi charted out a new course in the COVID-19 struggle and led the country efficiently, owing to which the pandemic has been overcome to a considerable extent.
“With ceaseless toil on part of our dauntless corona warriors and the populace’s support, we have succeeded in bringing the pathogen under control within the state. However, being vigilant and cautious is still imperative. For preventing infection, we shall have to uncompromisingly adhere to the ‘Modi mantra’ of social distancing, utilisation of masks, repeated hand-washing and not spitting in public places. Only then will we vanquish the virus,” the seasoned politician outlined while addressing the people via Doordarshan.

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MP CM lauds PM as man of ideas

31 May 2020 | 11:27 PM

Bhopal, May 31 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday described Premier Narendra Modi as a personage with ideas and a remarkable leader whose inspiration disseminates fresh enthusiasm for work.
“The public welfare spirit is unambiguously perceptible in his words. He comprehended the gravity of the COVID-19 crisis in time and made us aware plus cautious of the circumstances. Under his dynamic leadership, we effectively overcame the situation,” the veteran leader asserted while expressing his views after the ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme.

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18 new cases in Himachal; Tally mounts to 332

31 May 2020 | 11:21 PM

Shimla, May 31 (UNI) As many as 18 new cases were traced in Kangra, Hamirpur, Solan, Una and Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday taking the tally upto 325 in the state, senior Government Officials said.

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RN Batta to hold adl charge of Principal Secy to Himachal CM

31 May 2020 | 11:11 PM

Shimla, May 31 (UNI) Advisor to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Dr Ravinder Nath Batta would hold additional Charge of Princi Private Secretary of Chief Minister after relieving of Sanjay Kundu from this post who was appointed Director-General of Himachal Pradesh Police on a day ago.

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Punjab to open main markets, barber & liquor shops, spas etc from Monday

31 May 2020 | 11:09 PM

Chandigarh, May 31 (UNI) In line with the Central Government’s guidelines for Unlock 1.0, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday ordered formulation of clearly defined SOPs/guidelines for opening up of hotels /hospitality services, shopping malls, places of worship, and restaurants for in-dinning, from June 8, 2020, while announcing immediate opening up of shops, including liquor and barber shops, beauty parlours, Spas etc, from tomorrow in the non-containment zones.

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