2 New Locations Declared As Containment Zones In Baramulla


Baramulla, Nov 22: Since the new cases of Covid-19 started being reported in J&K, seven areas including two new locations have been declared today as micro containment zones in Baramulla district.

District Magistrate Baramulla today declared two new areas as Micro Containment zones & said that, in pursuance to the powers vested in me under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, the disaster Management Act, 2005 and under section 144 Cr.Pc, I Bhupinder Kumar, IAS, District Magistrate, Baramulla hereby order that the two locations shall be Micro Containment Zones for containment of COVID-19 disease.

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These containment zones include Nambardar Mohalla Bramun of Tehsil and Medical Block Rohama and Alsafa Colony of Tehsil and Medical Block Sopore.

Following an order, there will be complete restrictions in these containment zones. These restrictions will include complete lockdown and tight perimeter control has been ordered in the said area except for essential needs.

Besides, movement of the people in and out in the containment zones has been completely barred, except essential services and medical emergencies.

The authorities have also made testing and vaccination mandatory for the residents of the containment zones.

Meanwhile, SSP Baramulla and Sopore have been ordered for deployment of necessary manpower for enforcement of restrictions in the said locations.

Furthermore, it is mentioned that any person violating order shall be strictly punished.