In view of the latest spur in covid 19 cases, District Magistrate Samba, Rohit Khajuria, today ordered complete lockdown in Tehsil Samba and Tehsil Bari Brahmana from July 23 to July 26.
“It has been noted with concern that in last few days after relaxation in lockdown conditions, COVID positive cases have been increasing day by day in District samba. In order to prevent the spread of covid 19, a complete lockdown has been imposed in Tehsil Samba & Tehsil Bari Brahmana except the areas falling within SIDCO complex w.e.f from 23rd July 2020 to 26th July 2020.” the lockdown order reads.
However, the essential services- Doctor Clinics, chemist shops, homeopathy shops, Ayurvedic shops, testing laboratory, will remain open from 9 AM to 8 PM. while grocery shops, Milk shops, bakery shops, fruits and vegetable shops will remain open from 7am to 12 noon only, the order reads further.
As per the order, any body found violating the order will be dealt firmly.