BANDIPORA — Authorities on Saturday declared three more localities of Hajin and Sumbal areas of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district as Micro-Containment Zones following the detection of COVID-19 positive cases.
Quoting an official, KNO reported that three localities including Hajam Mohallah of Estate Hajin, Darzi Mohallah and Tung Mohallah, of Estate Asham Tehsil Sumbal have been declared as Micro Containment Zones for the purpose of initiation of necessary measures for containment and further spread of COVID-19.
An order issued by Deputy Commissioner Bandipora in this regard, reads that there shall be strict perimeter control within 100 meters of the said Micro Containment Zones.
It said that Chief Medical Officer, Bandipora shall initiate vigorous and extensive contact racing of all the fresh reported positive cases and 100 per cent subsequent sampling of all such contacts. (KNO)