Srinagar: At least 11 areas of Srinagar were on Wednesday declared as Containment Zones in view of the fresh detection of COVID-19 positive cases.
According to the orders issued by the DDMA Srinagar, the areas which have been declared containment zones include Shivpora, Nigeen, Hazratbal, Tailbal, Barbarshah, Zadibal, Umerabad Zainakote, Saidakadal, Qamarwari, Bemina and Eidgah.
The orders issued by the Srinagar DDMA authorities reads that in view of the detection of more than twenty and thirty cases in the areas, the respective areas have been declared as containment zones.
District Magistrate Srinagar, who is also the Chairman of DDMA, Mohammad Aijaz Asad said that it has become imperative to take preventive measures in these localities to contain the further spread of the Covid-19.
“More than twenty and thirty Covid-19 positive cases have been reported from these areas of Srinagar, developing into a cluster of MCZS. We apprehend that the Covid-19 positive patients in the said cluster might have come in contact with many other persons in the area and there are chances of further transmission of the deadly virus in the locality and its surroundings,” the order reads.