J&K administration issues fresh guidelines for Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrims

New Delhi, October 23: In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir government has issued fresh guidelines to regulate pilgrims at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. As per the new rules, pilgrims must carry a valid and verifiable RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test not older than 72 hours.
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The decision was taken during a detailed review of the current COVID-19 situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The authorities stated that there is a need to continue with the existing guidelines of COVID-19 containment measures, as an uneven trend has been observed in districts every day in Coronavirus cases.