The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that a complete lockdown will be imposed in all districts falling in the red zone, except Bandipora, in Kashmir division from today evening.
In a tweet, the department of information and public relations said that a “complete lockdown” will be imposed in all red districts from today evening till 6 am on 27 July.
*Complete lockdown* in all Red districts ( excluding Bandipora) of Kmr Div from today evening till 6 am on 27-7-2020.
Agri/ horti & constr activities to continue as per DMRR guidelines.
Movement of goods carriers/ LPG & Oil tankers to continue unhindered
— DIPR-J&K (@diprjk) July 22, 2020
It said that all agricultural and construction activities will continue as per DMRR guidelines. “Movement of goods carriers/ LPG & Oil tankers to continue unhindered,” it said, in the tweet.
The announcement comes in the backdrop of a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, especially Kashmir valley.