Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) leader Omar Abdullah tested positive for the novel Coronavirus on Friday. Taking to Twitter, Omar Abdullah revealed that since he was completely asymptomatic, he would self-isolating at home based on medical advice.
This comes more than a week after JKNC Chief Farooq Abdullah tested positive for COVID-19. Breaking the news of Farooq Abdullah’s COVID-19 test result on Twitter, Omar had said that his father was showing some symptoms and informed that he along with his family would by self-isolating themselves until they got their tests done.
“Based on the advice of doctors to enable them to better monitor my father, he has been admitted to hospital in Srinagar. Our family remains grateful to everyone for their messages of support & their prayers,” Omar Abdullah tweeted.
Amid rising cases of Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, a night curfew has been imposed in 8 districts of the UT namely- Jammu, Udhampur, Kathua, Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag, and Kupwara. The curfew will be applicable in the districts from 10 pm to 6 am. Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 835 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day spike this year.
Report by Chetali S M
Reported on – 09/04/2021