Srinagar: Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases fuelled by the new virus variant Omicron, 12 employees of Municipal Council Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have tested positive for COVID -19, reports said on Friday.
The infected employees have been asked to self-isolate, reported news agency KNO.
Officials said that the preventive measures were being taken by the authorities even as the rest of the employees have been asked to go for testing.
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The development comes amid rising cases of Coronavirus and Omicron from across the country.
Pertinently, 184 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 48 hours in Sopore town.
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