Srinagar: Government of India on Friday declared four districts in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir as Red Zones in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19.
According to an order issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, copy of which lies with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), four districts of JK have been classified as Red Zones.
As per the order four districts which have been declared as Red Zones include Srinagar, Bandipora, Anantnag and Shopian. These districts have been classified as hotspots/red zones based on the cumulative cases reported and doubling rate.
As per the order, 12 districts have been classified as orange zones which include Baramulla, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Jammu, Udhampur, Kulgam, Budgam, Samba, Kathua, Rajouri, Ramban and Reasi while four districts have been classified as Green Zones which include Pulwama, Kishtwar, Doda and Poonch.