IAS officer tests positive, officers among 15 contacts quarantined in Srinagar  | KNO

No need to panic: Div Com Kashmir 
IAS officer tests positive, officers among 15 contacts quarantined in Srinagar  | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, May 31 (KNO): Soon after an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer tested positive in Jammu last evening, as many as 15 persons including officials from different departments have been quarantined in Kashmir.               Sources told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that 15 persons including officials from different departments have been quarantined in Srinagar. "These persons were in contact with the officer  during his stay here ,"they said, adding that efforts on to trace all those who were in "unsafe sustained contact" with the officer during his visit to Valley  .    As already reported , several top- ranking bureaucrats have been quarantined in Jammu after the IAS officer tested positive for  COVID- 19. "As many as six IAS officers and several officers of Health and Medical Education Department were present in the meeting in which the officer, who later turned out positive, also participated, "sources said . When contacted, Pandurang K. Pole said that they are tracing all those who had "unsafe sustained contact “with the officer. "There is no need to panic," he said—(KNO)