Srinagar- The authorities on Thursday declared Chattabal locality in Srinagar City as a “red zone” in view of a cluster of four positive cases of COVID-19 in the area, officials said.
“Chattabal has been declared Containment (Red) Zone in view of cluster of four positive cases,” the Srinagar District Administration said in a tweet.
The containment zone has been marked from the administrative boundary of the residential colony where these cases were detected and while a buffer zone of additional five kilometre radius has been announced.
*Chattabal has been declared Containment (Red) Zone in view of cluster of 4 positive cases* *_Containment zone: Administrative boundary of the residential colony and a buffer zone of additional 5 Km radius._*
— Srinagar district administration (@srinagaradmin) April 2, 2020
Nearly 20 villages in various districts have already been declared as containment zones in Kashmir Valley where 50 cases of COVID-19 have been detected so far. Of these, two patients have died while one has recovered.
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