3 youth launch website for info on COVID19

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Three young web designers from Kashmir have developed a website to keep people informed about COVID19 spread in J&K.

Haider Ali, Mudasir Ali and Vikas Bukhari launched thewebsite 'covidkashmir.org' on Wednesday. 

Haider, a student of Computer Science said they got in touchwith each other on social media and decided to make some web tools in the wakeof pandemic to keep people informed about the disease and its spread inKashmir.

"Before launching the website, we developed a simple webpagecontaining data about COVID19 cases in J&K," he said, adding the websitealso gives helpline numbers along with the list of doctors on call released bythe health authorities.

The trio has turned these web pages into a full-fledgedwebsite called covidkashmir.org and added various other options.

 "All the informationon the website is updated continuously. We have also put on it the data fromthe World Health Organization about frequently asked questions. We haverecently added a map to the website which gives district-wise information aboutthe spread of the infection," he said.

Mudasir had earlier made a COVID19 tracker webpageindependently on his website mudsirali.com. 

"On the page, I updated people about the cases of COVID19 inJ&K. The page link was doing rounds on social media and many people werepraising the move," Mudasir said. "We all have to get together and do our bitto fight the deadly virus," he said.

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