The choice to reimpose the lockdown in these areas of metropolis was taken at a gathering late Saturday night.
The lockdown might be imposed in 68 containment zones of the town from Monday and no motion can be allowed in these areas with out permission. (File photograph: PTI)
Authorities on Sunday ordered a partial lockdown in Srinagar by designating over 60 containment zones amid a surge in coronavirus instances over the previous week, officers stated.
The lockdown might be imposed in 68 containment zones of the town from Monday and no motion can be allowed in these areas with out permission, they stated.
“In view of the foremost spike in COVID-19 instances, we must carve out containment zones for efficient restrictions in several areas of Srinagar. Native cooperation is solicited in finest curiosity of public well being,” District Justice of the Peace, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary stated.
He confirmed the reimposition of the lockdown.
The choice to reimpose the lockdown in these areas of metropolis was taken at a gathering late Saturday night, the officers stated.
The town has witnessed a spike within the variety of coronavirus instances over the previous one week. The entire variety of constructive instances has reached 1,611, out of which 1,075 are energetic.
Whereas the union territory administration had first introduced a lockdown throughout Jammu and Kashmir on March 22 as a part of its efforts to curb the unfold of the coronavirus, restrictions had been imposed in lots of components of the valley, together with within the metropolis, on March 19 after the UT noticed its first constructive case from Srinagar.
The lockdown was then steadily eased in June and the markets within the metropolis reopened after about three months within the second week of June.
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