Irfan Tilgami|Kashmir Crown

Baramulla ,August 24: The administration in North Kashmir’s Baramulla extended lockdown in the district for five more days amid in rise in Covid-19 cases.

As per the order issued by District Magistrate Baramulla reads, Whereas, there is spike in number of COVID-19 Positive cases in Baramulla from last few days.

Whereas, it has been felt expedient to break further transmission of COVID- 19 and has become imperative to take stringent precautionary measures by completely restricting the movement in Baramulla district w.e.f Tuesday 25th August, 2020 to 29th August, 2020(Saturday).

Therefore, in view of above, I Dr GN Itoo (KAS), District Magistrate Baramulla , in exercise of powers vested in me under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Section 144 CrPc, do hereby order as under.

That there shall be complete lockdown in district Baramulla from Tuesday 25th August, 2020 to 29th August,2020 (Saturday ) except for Medical emergencies.

Any person(s)}/group(s)institution(s) found violating the directions contained herein this order shal be booked under the provisions of relevant act/rule/law the statement reads.