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Restrictions to continue in all red zones of J&K after Apr 14: LG Murmu

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, GC Murmu on Friday said that restrictions will continue in the 34 red zones in Jammu and Kashmir, even after April 14.

“There will be selective restrictions, movement and social distancing in these zones. Planning for this is underway,” he said.


LG further said 1900 people have been identified here who were present in Nizamuddin’s Markaz. “We traced them through their phone numbers and they cooperated with us. They are being tested and have been kept in isolation. The work is underway in a pro-active manner,” he said.

Murmu said that J&K have 17,000 N95 masks,13,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) kits, and 200 ventilators. “We will soon have 80,000 rapid testing kits which will be used in red zones identified here, for early detection of #COVID19,” he said.