In Jammu and Kashmir’s District Mobile Magistrate of sopore region tests COVID-19 positive, advised to go into quarantine with family
The District Mobile Magistrate in Kashmir’s Sopore region has been tested COVID-19 positive along with family including his wife and two minor children as per the order issued by the office of the Principal District and Sessions Judge, Baramullah, the officer has been advised to go for quarantine along with the family and directed to follow all the COVID-19 protocols as advised by the Health Ministry.
In view of this issue, the JMIC/Munsiff has been directed to look after the routine work of the District Mobile Magistrate, Sopore region, Baramullah till the officer resumes his duties after turning COVID-19 negative.
The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has 7,260 active positive cases to date as per the information disclosed by the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), J&K.
High Courts, subordinate courts are located in ‘Red Zones’ and will continue to hear the cases through virtual mode till August 15, in view of Chief Justice Gita Mittal’s directions issued on August 3.