Muzaffarabad, November 18 (KMS): Azad Jammu and Kashmir Government has announced a complete lockdown for two weeks across the state starting from 20th of this month to control the rapid spread of covid-19 cases.

The decision was taken in the AJK cabinet meeting held in Muzaffarabad in light of the growing corona cases.

Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan presided over the meeting. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, pro-India Congress leader and former puppet Chief Minister of IIOJK, Ghulam Nabi Azad has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined himself at home.

The 71-year-old Congress leader shared the information on Twitter and asked those who came in contact with him in the recent past to follow protocols on self-quarantine and testing.

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Srinagar, August 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has termed the outbreak and spread of coronavirus among political prisoners in different jails of the territory as dangerous.

APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said situation in the occupied territory’s prisons including Central Jail, Srinagar, Kot Bhalwal in Jammu and District Jail, Islamabad, has turned alarming as despite all censorship the media reports have confirmed that about 300 prisoners have been infected by the deadly virus.

He said that under international conventions the rights of political prisoners had to be honoured and protected under any circumstances but Kashmiri political prisoners were being systematically pushed towards the deadly virus in the overcrowded and unhygienic prisons where they were denied even basic facilities. »

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Srinagar, July 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) Jammu Kashmir — an amalgam of all religions and socio religious organisations across the valley headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq — has made a fervent appeal to those people who have recovered from COVID-19 to come forward and voluntarily donate their plasma to save lives of those suffering from the deadly virus. »

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, COVID-19 claimed eight more lives, taking the total number of deaths due to the deadly disease in the territory to 310.

Eight patients, who died include a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal, Srinagar, a 60-year-old man from Peerbagh, Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Rawalpora Srinagar, a 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh, Baramulla, a 72-year-old man from Brain Nishat, a 65-year-old man from Nowgam Bandipora, a 67-year-old man from Nibripora Bandipora and a 53-old-man from Pampore, Pulwama. »

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Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam while expressing serious concern over the arrival of 10,000 non-locals in Kashmir has asked the Indian authorities to come clean where these people are tested for COVID-19.

Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam in a media interview in Srinagar also questioned the testing and quarantine facilities set up for the Amarnath yatris, who are set to arrive in Kashmir, today. »

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Srinagar, July 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two more deaths related to Covid-19 were reported, today, taking the overall fatality count due to the disease in the territory toll to 239.

One of the victims was an 84-year-old man from the Kashmir Valley’s Baramulla district and other a 50-year-old woman from Rajouri district in Jammu division.

Out of the 239 Covid-19 related deaths in occupied Kashmir, 219 are from the Kashmir Valley, 19 from Jammu division and one from Ladakh region. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a woman died of coronavirus, taking the fatality tally in the territory due to the infectious disease to 233.

The 80-year-old woman from Bandipora died at Soura hospital in Srinagar.

Nine persons died of coronavirus, yesterday. Of these vistims, four were from Srinagar, two from Pulwama, and one each from Shopian, Bandipora and Badgam. »

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Srinagar, July 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the President of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, was admitted to a hospital in Srinagar, yesterday, after he faced some health problems.

A medico told media men that Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi has been tested positive for COVID-19 and he has been admitted for pneumonia and heart ailment in the hospital. He said that the condition of the APHC leader was stable.

 The family members of Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi have said that his condition is stable and he is undergoing treatment in the hospital. They appealed to the people to pray Agha Sahib’s speedy recovery. »

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Srinagar, July 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has demanded release of all illegally detained Kashmiris in view of the rising positive cases of COVID-19 in jails and detention centres across the territory.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the worrying situation across the world in general and occupied Kashmir in particular due to alarming increase in novel coronavirus cases.

It said that there had been over one hundred COVID-19 positive cases in Islamabad district jail where mostly youth and those associated with pro-freedom parties had been detained. »

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