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COVID-19 | JK reports 122 new positive cases, 1,18,422 recovered so far

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Srinagar, Jan 09: The Government on Saturday informed that 122 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 64 from Jammu division and 58 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 122425. Also 02 COVID-19 deaths have been reported from Jammu Division.

Moreover, 267 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 116 from Jammu Division and 151 from Kashmir Division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 1,22,425 positive cases, 2094 are Active Positive, 1,18,422 have recovered and 1909 have died; 711 in Jammu division and 1,198 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 40,59,790 test results available, 3,93,7365 samples have been tested as negative till 09 January, 2021.

Till date 9,44,038 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 25,091 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,094 in isolation and 32,602 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,82,342 persons have completed their surveillance period.

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Army man found dead under mysterious circumstances at Badami Bagh, Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – An Army man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside Badami Bagh cantonment Srinagar on Friday.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 24-year-old soldier of Kilo Force identified as Signalman Anuj Singh of Banka, Bihar was found dead inside Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar on Friday afternoon.

Also Read: It’s starlink satellite train in sky, no need to panic: ADGP Jammu

Meanwhile, police has registered case in this regard and investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of death.

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It’s starlink satellite train in sky, no need to panic: ADGP Jammu

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(Asian News Hub) – Additional Director General of Police for Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh Friday said that starlink satellite train was seen over sky in areas of Jammu which people mistook as mysterious light of an aerial object and there was no need to panic.

ADG of Police, Mukesh Singh told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that starlink train of satellites have been seen in sky in areas of Rajouri and Poonch.

Also Read: Residential house gutted in Mamar blaze

“The mysterious light are of satellite of starlink train category, “said ADG Singh said.

Pertinent to mention here that Elon Musk starlink satellite train is a category of satellite which are often seen in the sky.

Earlier, on Friday evening, panic gripped in areas of Rajouri, Poonch and others parts of Jammu zone too after locals spotted mysterious lights in air. People mistook it as a drone while security forces were also put on high alert.

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Residential house gutted in Mamar blaze

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(Asian News Hub) – A residential house was partially gutted in a fire incident that broke out in Hariganiwan, Mamar area of Ganderbal district on Friday evening.

Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the fire broke out in a residential house belonging to Qarisha Begum, wife of Late Muhammad Rafiq Kasana.

The firefighters and locals doused the flames and prevented the fire from spreading to nearby localities, witnesses said, adding that the residential house suffered partial damage.

Also Read: Mysterious light in air triggers panic in Rajouri, Poonch districts

One of the relatives of the fire victim told KNO that the property worth lakhs of rupees got damaged in the blaze.

The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, an official, meanwhile, said.

Meanwhile, the local villagers urged the administration to compensate the losses of the downtrodden family at the earliest.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident and has started investigation into the matter.

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