The seven who tested positive on Tuesday are Kashif Bhatti, Muhammad Hasnain, Fakhar Zaman, Muhammad Rizwan, Imran Khan, Hafeez and Riaz. Shadab Khan, Haider Ali and Haris Rauf
Deputy Health Minister Alireza Reisi was quoted as saying that 147 people died over a 24-hour period, while 1,192 new cases were confirmed, bringing the total to 17,361.
“The responses to coronavirus cannot be based on human rights violations and a lack of transparency and censorship,” the statement said.
Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday ordered the closure of all government and private schools, colleges and universities across the state in view of coronavirus scare.