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Covid guidelines already in force in Jammu and Kashmir will remain so till further orders as in one of the recent meetings of the State Executive Committee (SEC) it was decided so.

The government is taking a lot of precautions after the lifting of restrictions as there is a possibility of a possible third wave and the administration is directed to take all necessary steps including enforcement of covid guidelines on the ground.

The State Executive Committee (SEC) in exercise of the powers conferred upon it under section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has ordered that the guidelines / instructions on COVID containment in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir already notified vide Government Orders 35 and 36 – JK (DMRRR) of 2021 dated 29-05-2021 read with Government Order 63 – JK (DMRRR) of 2021 dated 22-08-2021 shall continue to remain in force till further orders.

The review was conducted to assess overall situation pertaining to the spread of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, particularly focusing on the parameters like total weekly new cases (per million), total positivity rate, Bed Occupancy, Case fatality rate, Vaccination coverage of targeted population and Extent of compliance to COVID Appropriate Behavior.

The order issued by the department of Disaster Management reads, “The State Executive Committee reiterates that the following measures shall continue to remain in force:

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