Ganderbal, June 8: Authorities closed two branches of Jammu Kashmir Bank in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district after two brothers working in these branches were tested positive for Covid-19 infection.
Official sources told news agency KNT that an Assistant Manager hailing from Srinagar was tested positive in JK Bank branch Kangan. The brother of the same employee was also tested positive at Bank branch Barosa Ganderbal.
Over 34 persons mostly employees of these bank branches have been advised to go for home quarantine while both these branches remained shut today.
Pertinently, long queues are seen outside bank branches. People openly violate social distancing norms. In recent past, large number of women folk was seen outside bank branches waiting for the opening of ‘Jan Dhan’ accounts.