Tehsil office closed for two days after employee tests COVID-19 positive in north Kashmir's Kupwara

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Authorities on Tuesday closed Tehsil office Drugmulla in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district for two days after one of the employees working there tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. 

Quoting officials, agency GNS reported the 37-year-old employee, who contracted the disease, has been hospitalized. 

Following the incident, authorities have shifted the working in a nearby ‘Niayabat (Lower part of tehsil), some half a kilometer from the main Tehsil office, so as to ensure that people do not suffer and the main office is properly sanitized in the meantime.