March 20, 2020 2:04 am

Tough Curbs In City Today

KO Pic: Abid Bhat

SRINAGAR – The district authorities have decided to impose strict restrictions in this capital city on Friday as part of the preventive measure to tackle Covid-19.

The District Magistrate, Srinagar ordered imposition of strict restrictions across the district tomorrow disallowing any public movement or activity, an official spokesperson said today. Only government officials with valid IDs will be allowed to move.

“Concerned agencies have been directed to ensure strict enforcement of restrictions across the district. Strict action will be taken against violators of the order,” the spokesperson said.

He said that the government officials have been asked to ensure no one is found ferried in their vehicles.

The decision to impose restrictions comes in the wake of surfacing of a case testing positive for COVID-19 in the district and is aimed at containing spread of the infection.

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