Srinagar: An employee of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages has tested positive for COVID-19. According to sources the employee is a close contact of Dr. Naveed Nazir, HoD, Chest Disease Hospital, Srinagar who himself tested positive for Coronavirus on Tuesday, 02 June, 2020.
The employee who is a Senior Assistant informed the superiors that she along with her husband has been tested positive.
Reportedly the employee has came in contact with many staff members.
Taking precautions, the Secretary of the Cultural Academy has directed all employees of the Central and Divisional Office Kashmir to remain in home quarantine for 14 days and sealed both the offices.
In addition, the staff will be screened for the virus.