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


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

“Restrictions will continue in the 34 red zones that we have identified in Jammu and Kashmir, even after April 14,” news agency ANI quoted Murmu as having said.

“There will be selective restrictions, movement and social distancing in these zones. Planning for this is underway,” said Lieutenant Governor, GC Murmu, reported ANI.

“We 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 according to news agency ANI.

“1900 people have been identified here who were present in Nizamuddin’s Markaz. We traced them through their phone numbers&they cooperated with us. They are being tested&have been kept in isolation. The work is underway in a pro-active manner,” ANI quoted GC Murmu as saying.

As of now, J&K has reported 188 cases, of which 178 are Active Positive, six have recovered and four have died.


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