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Restrictions to be intensified in Red zones of Pulwama

Restrictions to be intensified in Red zones of Pulwama
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Pulwama May 22: In view of spike in the COVID-19 positive cases in the district and a likelihood of flouting of social distancing norms in upcoming festivities, District Authorities in Pulwama issued directions for intensification of restrictions in Red Zones of the district.

As  prohibitory orders under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, Section 144 of the CrPC and Disaster Management Act, 2005 are already in place , District Authorities said that there would be no inward and outward movement of any person from the villages declared as Red zone and the people shall  stay indoors   to  ensure complete lockdown. Authorities also warned of stern action against violators as per provision of relevant Acts.

The directions were  issued in view of rise in  COVID-19  positive cases  from the district  which has made  the whole district  vulnerable as far as transmission of the COVID-19 virus is concerned. The Authorities said that it becomes imperative to take stringent precautionary measures including declaring village as Red zone and surrounding villages as a buffer zone to break transmission of the disease in the area.

District Authorities have declared 30 villages in red zone category which include Khaigam, Sangerwani, Chandgam, Abhama, Gudoora, Parigam, Penglina, Rohmoo, Frasipora, Gusoo, IGC Lassipora Estate, Reshipora, Kakapora, Wandakhpora, Banderpora, Mohnvij, Samboora ( along with inhabitants of karnabal & Allochibagh), Drabgam Bala, Drabgam Payeen, Shairbagh, Dardpora, Gori-check of Tehsil Rajpora, Naibug Tral, Larkipora Tral, Namblabal Pampore, Jawbhara, Ghat Tokuna, Reshipora Pulwama, Four quarantine centres ( Govt HSS Litter ,Noorani paramedical college , Continental store  Lassipora and Skylark paramedical institute) and Amlar Tral.

District Authorities directed the officials concerned to ensure supply of essential commodities as per laid down protocols in the villages falling in Red Zones and Buffer Zones.

To ensure coordination Joint control rooms, with dedicated nodal officers have been established and people from Red zone areas have been asked to contact   24*7 COVID Control Room (01933240412, 01933240912) for  COVID-19  queries and emergencies.

 Moreover People hailing from the Red zone villages have been asked to contact   round the clock (24×7) District Emergency Control room in case  of any grievance  regarding the  essential services & other related issues on Landline No 01933- 240354.




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