COVID-19 lockdown extended to all J&K districts

Srinagar, April 30: The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday extended the COVID-19 lockdown currently underway in 11 districts to the entire union territory. 

An 84-hour lockdown aimed at containing the prevailing COVID-19 surge is effective in Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama, Jammu, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi districts from 7 pm Thursday evening and will end at 7 am Monday morning. 

An official handout by the J&K government last evening said the remaining nine J&K districts- Kupwara, Bandipora, Shopian in Kashmir and Ramban, Doda, Samba, Rajouri, Poonch and Kishtwar in Jammu division- will come under COVID-19 lockdown from Friday 7pm till Monday 7 am.