Pulwama: District Magistrate Pulwama Raghav Langer on Friday said that administration has intensified restrictions in Covid- 19 red zones to contain the spread of virus. “We are strictly adhering to guidelines in the areas declared as red zones in the district. Surveillance in red zones is under completion and all the contacts have been traced. The purpose is to contain the spread of community transmission by enforcing restrictions already imposed under the Disaster Management Act, 2005,” he said. Khaigam, Sangerwani, Abhama of Tehsil Rajpora and Gudoora, Chandgam, Pinglena and Parigam of Tehsil Pulwama have been declared red zones.
He said no outward or inward movement is allowed in these areas and movement across the red zone boundaries is for essential supplies (medical, grocery, vegetables), medical emergencies, fumigation/ sanitation and enforcement/survey personnel. Meanwhile, 8 persons were booked here for violating lockdown in red zones. To ensure coordination joint control rooms with dedicated nodal officers have been People hailing from red zones have been asked to contact 24×7 district emergency control room in case of any grievance regarding the essential services or other issues on 01933240354.