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J&K HC Srinagar wing closed for 2 days after 8 CRPF personnel test positive for COVID-19

This is the second case of the top offices being hit by the corona pandemic in Kashmir. On Monday, Governor House - Rajbhawan at Srinagar was also sanitized after 13 BSF jawans were declared corona positive

Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar Wing, will remain closed for two days from Wednesday after some paramilitary CRPF personnel deployed there tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to an order by the Registrar General.


The Registrar General of the HC, Jawad Ahmad in an order today said that “As informed by the in charge CRPF High Court of J&K at Srinagar, some CRPF personnel deployed at Srinagar wing of the High Court of J&K have tested COVID positive”.


“As per Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) issued by the Government, access to the High Court premises in Srinagar wing of the High Court of J&K has to remain closed for two days for sanitization purpose,” the order said.


" No person except the sanitization workers will be permitted entry into the High Court premises on 8th and 9th of July, 2020.”


Urgent cases listed on these two days in the Srinagar wing of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, shall be taken up for consideration on 10th of July 2020, the order said.“Dates in other matters will be given by the concerned Bench Secretary and will be posted on the website of the High Court of J&K on 11th of July 2020,” it added.


This is the second case of the top offices being hit by the corona pandemic in Kashmir. On Monday, Governor House - Rajbhawan at Srinagar was also sanitized after 13 BSF jawans were declared corona positive.


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