As COVID scenario triggers worry, authorities to re-impose lockdown in Srinagar look at containment zones

Srinagar in lockdown again as COVID worsens; containment zones demarcated

Baramulla: Folks strictly practising social distancing though they queue up to acquire medications outdoors a professional medical retailer through 21-day extended nationwide lockdown imposed as a precautionary evaluate to contain the unfold of COVID-19, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla on March 25, 2020. (Picture: IANS)

Alarmed by the rising unfold of coronavirus in Srinagar district, authorities on Sunday made the decision to re-impose the lockdown in red zone locations disallowing all general public movement into and from these spots commencing tomorrow, July 13.  The lockdown will be imposed in 68 containment zones of the city from Monday and no motion would be authorized in these places with no permission, they stated.

Srinagar DM, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary told reporters that the conclusion to re-impose the lockdown was taken at the conference of the district disaster administration authority. “In watch of major spike in Covid, we will have to carve out containment zones for successful constraints in distinct spots of Srinagar. Community cooperation is solicited in the best desire of public health and fitness,” Shahid Iqbal Choudhary claimed on his twitter handle.

Reports stated 68 locations are staying brought underneath the lockdown beginning tomorrow. With 42 fatalities and 1075 energetic situations, Srinagar district is the most influenced district in J&K.

“All departments have been place on substantial inform, no entry or exit devoid of authorisation will be allowed from the red zones areas. No employee will be allowed to carry on on depart, all leaves sanctioned earlier have been cancelled,” an official stated.

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6 sufferers have died as of now in Kashmir as worry gripped persons

Coronavirus patient in hospital

Clinical employees donning personalized protective gear acquire care of a affected individual suffering from the coronavirus at the Intense Care Device (ICU) of the Max Wise Super Speciality Medical center in New Delhi, India, May 28, 2020.Courtesy: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

So much, 182 persons have died and the range of contaminated folks has crossed 10,000 in the union territory.

Serious problem has been expressed by health professionals, moms and dads, civil society associates and traders around the formal decision to re-open up gardens and parks despite the fact that faculties, faculties, universities, coaching centres and religious gatherings are banned in Kashmir.

The problem has been compounded by the utter disregard of preventive actions like masks, social distancing and above-crowding in particular by the regional youth.

Working with motorcycles, vehicles and other modes of transport, local youth have been throwing gardens, parks and other places of tourist attraction in Kashmir throwing all precaution to the wind.

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