SRINAGAR — The district administration Srinagar on Tuesday declared eight more areas as Containment Zones in the district in view of the fresh detection of 1144 COVID-19 positive cases.
According to an order issued by the DDMA Srinagar, the areas which have been declared containment Zones are Fatehkadal, Batpora, Chanpora, Panthachowk, Nowshera, Rawalpora, Hawal.
In a separate order issued by the Srinagar authorities, Rajbagh area of Tehsil South has also been declared as containment zone in view of the detection of more than twenty fresh COVID-19 cases.
District Magistrate Srinagar, Aijaz Asad, in an order said that it has become imperative to take preventive measures in these localities to contain the further spread of the COVID-19.
The order reads that tehsildar concerned shall be the administrator of the Containment Zone. “He shall coordinate with all the fine departments to ensure the availability of all basic requirements including food grains, LPG, medicines etc in the Containment Zones.” (KNO)