A health worker administers the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 to a woman in a paddy field in Tral village.
Gulf Today Report
A village in Kashmir’s Bandipora district has vaccinated all its adult population against the coronavirus disease.
Weyan village has become the first in J&K, where the entire population above 18 years has been vaccinated.
According to officials, Jammu and Kashmir have achieved 70 per cent vaccination for 45 years and above age group.
Officials have said healthcare workers faced several hurdles but worked hard to inoculate every adult in Weyan.
The vaccinators walked 18 km on foot to reach the village, as per the Governor's office.
Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 11 COVID-19 deaths and 1,184 cases.
As per the government data, 763 of the fresh cases were reported from the Kashmir division and 421 in Jammu.
Of the 11 fresh fatalities, five of them have been reported in the Jammu division while 6 were reported in Kashmir taking the overall tally in J&K to 4,101.
The overall death toll comprises 2,108 in Kashmir and 1,993 in Jammu.
There are a total of 21,817 active cases in J&K, 13,674 in Kashmir, and 8,143 in Jammu.
A total of 2,880 covid patients recovered taking the total recoveries to 2,76,733.
Police sources said two masked militants in a car attacked a joint party of local police and the CRPF in K.P.Road area of Anantnag.
“We have reliable intelligence that between April 16 and 20, India may carry out an attack against Pakistan,” disclosed the foreign minister at a news conference on Sunday.
The militants opened fire on Gul Mohammad Mir, who belonged to a local unit of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), at his house in south Kashmir on Saturday night.
The authorities highlighted that the move is applicable to all pilgrims irrespective of their nationalities.
Svante Paabo has spearheaded research comparing the genome of modern humans and our closest extinct relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, showing that there was mixing between the species.
A circular issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources on Saturday added that work will resume on Monday, 10th October.