Senior IAS officer of J&K Cadre, recently transferred to Ladakh tests positive for Covid-19

Mumbai: Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) suits conduct door-to-door thermal screening of the Tanji Nagar area residents in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Malad in Mumbai, Thursday, July 2, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI02-07-2020_000247B)

Jammu and Kashmir :A senior IAS officer who has been recently transferred to Ladakh has tested positive for Covid-19.
268 new infections were reported on Saturday.

The cases which include 15 army soldiers and ten paramilitary personnel take the overall tally in Jammu and Kashmir to 10156.

87 cases were reported from Jammu division and 181 from Kashmir including four pregnant ladies, five employees of J&K Bank Employees Handwara and three policemen from Tangdar and Kralgund.

Giving district-wise break-up of the cases, officials told that Srinagar reported 67, 37 each from Baramulla and Kupwara, Rajouri 29, Kulgam 23, Jammu 21, Kathua 20, six each from Anantnag and Samba, Pulwama 5, four each from Budgam and Reasi, three each from Udhampur and Poonch besides one each from Shopian, Ganderbal and Kishtwar.