COVID19: Shopian’s Ramnagri, Sedow villages declared red zones
Shopian, Mar 30: Invoking prohibitory orders under Section 144
of the CrPC, Disaster Management Act and The Epidemic Disease Act, District
Magistrate Shopian said that there would be no inward and outward movement of
any person from the villages declared red zones and the people would stay in
their homes to ensure complete lockdown.
In this regard District Magistrate Monday issued order
according to which Ramnagri and Sedow,
fall in red zone category while
adjoining villages of these tehsils
have been declared buffer zones, for the of safety and well-being of
Earlier in the day two persons from the district were
declared coronavirus positive.
The order further reads that there would be no vehicular
movement on these roads.
“The area has become more vulnerable as far as further
transmission of the COVID-19 virus is concerned. It is necessary to break
further transmission of the disease in the area and it becomes imperative to
take stringent precautionary measures like declaring concerned villages as red
zones and other villages.
DM directed the officials concerned to ensure supply of
essential commodities as per laid down protocols in the villages covering both
local residents and outside labourers and warned of stern action against anyone
who tries to violate orders.