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Personnel following best practices, no Covid-19 in J&K, Ladakh area: Army

No Covid-19 case has been reported from our forward areas including Leh, where our troops stand strong, said Udhampur-based Public Relations Officer (Defence) Lt Col Abhinav Navneet

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Individuals are being screened and tested again meticulously to ensure a Covid-free environment in forward areas.

Press Trust of India
Asserting that no Covid-19 case has been reported from any forward areas in the twin Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the Army on Saturday said the northern command has advocated best practices to be followed by its personnel including quarantining the troops returning from leave and temporary duties.

It said the northern command has also been working tirelessly in conjunction with civil administration and medical authorities to fight the pandemic as well as to bring the much-needed succour to the people during the present crisis as part of Operation Namaste.

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First Published: Jun 13 2020 | 2:53 PM IST

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