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Vaishno Devi College in J-Ok’s Reai closed after 13 scholars discovered Covid sure

Through PTI

JAMMU: Government in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi have ordered closure of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College until additional orders after 13 scholars examined sure for COVID-19, officers mentioned on Sunday.

The verdict to near the college situated at Kakriyal close to Katra the town, the bottom camp for the pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi shrine, was once taken to include the unfold and make sure protection of the scholars and basic public, an order issued through Reasi District Justice of the Peace Charandeep Singh mentioned.

The order mentioned the screening for COVID-19 was once performed on the college on December 31, 2021 and January 1, all over which a complete of 13 scholars have examined sure.

Ordering speedy closure of the college until additional orders, Singh, who may be chairman of the district crisis control authority, mentioned “any violation of the order shall invite punitive motion beneath phase 188 of Indian Penal Code and different related sections of Epidemic Sicknesses Act, 1897 and the Crisis Control Act, 2005”.

Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 169 contemporary coronavirus circumstances on Saturday, taking the an infection depend to three,41,459, whilst two extra fatalities driven the demise toll to 4,530.