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Eid al Adha prayers: Kashmir admin bars large gatherings citing possibility of ‘third Covid wave’

Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday decided that there will be no large Eid congregational prayers in the wake prediction for the third wave of Covid-19.

Officials said that in view of the prediction of the third wave of Covid-19, there will be no large Eid Congregational prayers and people are requested to avoid large gatherings.

“Taking into the real account danger of the third wave, the administration has decided that no large Eid Congregational prayers will be allowed”, they said.

The government of India Friday raised alarm over the impending third wave citing an increase in Covid cases, saying the situation could get worse from here and that the next 100 days will be crucial.

VK Paul, a member of the Niti Ayog’s Health Committee had stated on Friday that the World Health Organization’s latest warning about the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is for the worldwide scenario, which is indeed reflecting the impact of the third wave.

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