Srinagar, Aug 26: Amid fear of the 3rd wave of Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir the administration has set up Covid-19 testing facilities at all paid gardens and parks for every visitor in the valley.
Talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) a doctor assigned at Shalimar garden said they have done 50 rapid antigen tests for the day.
“Our protocol is if any visitor has a vaccination certificate or RTPCR within 72 hours or has an antigen test within 24 hours are only allowed to enter the garden, else we do a rapid antigen test to every visitor before their entry into the garden,” the doctor said.
Many paramedics were seen taking nasal swab samples from every visitor to conduct a rapid antigen test for Covid-19 before entering the garden.
The facilities have been made available at Shalimar garden, Nishat garden and many other paid Mughal gardens in Srinagar—