Seven Baramulla areas declared micro-containment zones as COVID cases spike

Srinagar, Dec 3: District administration Baramulla Friday declared seven areas in the north Kashmir district as micro-containment zones in view of a spike in COVID-19 cases in the said areas.

An order issued by District Magistrate Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, Disaster Management Act, 2005 and under Section 144 CrPC, declared Katibugh Kunzer, Jabla Uri, Paranpillan Uri, Nambla Uri, Badam Bagh Sopore, Pringal Boniyar and Noorkha Boniyar as COVID-19 containment zones.

The mentioned areas shall be under strict lock down and tight perimeter control, except for essential needs even as no movement, whatsoever, in and out of the Micro Containment Zone except essential services and medical emergency, by virtue of the order till further directions.