Updated on Nov 30, 2020 08:07:53


COVID-19 : Bonakoot village in Bandipora declared red zone

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Bandipora , 07 Jun 2020

The authorities on Sunday declared Bonakoot village in Bandipora district as “red-zones” and their surrounding localities as “buffer zones” after more persons tested positive to  COVID-19 infection in the village.Deputy Commissioner (DC), Bandipora, Ravinder Kumar, issued the orders declaring Bonakoot village as Red Zone while adjoining villages  including Pethkoot, Sheikhpora, Braripora, Guzarbal, Mantrigam and Tangath were declared as Buffer zones.The said order was issued in view of more positive cases reported  from Bonakoot village in Bandipora.“It has become imperative to initiate restrictive measures under section 144 CrPC for immediate prevention of danger to human life, health and  safety,” reads the order issued by DC Bandipora.According to the directions passed by the DC, who is also the Chairman District Disaster Management Authority, there shall be  no movement of any individual for any reason whatsoever permitted in and out of these villages and there shall be no vehicular movement in the interior roads of Ahemsharief  village “However for any medical emergency, individuals can contact on 24*7 Control Room on 01957-225024 or 01957-225323,” order reads.Rafiq Ahmad Khan, I/C Lecturer  BHSS, Warden GB Hostel Bandipora (7006390179) has been nominated as the administrator of these areas and he shall ensure implementation of the order in the containment  zone besides availability of the basic facilities.Executive Officer Municipal Committee Bandipora has been directed to fumigate the entire village as per the SOP.The DC Bandipora  also directed the law enforcing agencies to implement the prohibitory orders in letter and spirit to save human lives.  He warned of strict action against the violators of the order  under section 188 IPC and other relevant provisions of Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and the Disaster Management Act 2005.The DC also directed the Chief Medical Officer to get  the process of contact tracing done as per norms and 100 percent screening of the 300 meters perimeter, “The sampling of contacts and their quarantine shall be ensured as per  SOP,” he directed.The DC appealed the general public to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict adherence to the order as the non compliance shall constitute  criminal offence and attract strict actions.He said that the district administration has put in place a mechanism to ensure uninterrupted supplies and deliveries of essential services  to the general public of the district.


Tags: DDC Bandipora , Coronavirus



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