Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary on Tuesday said if Covid-19 caseloads will show decline in numbers, restriction will also be eased accordingly in red zone areas in coming days. He said there would have 40 percent avoidable cases in the district if people had cooperated timely with authorities.
Talking to KNS, DC Srinagar said that administration is mulling to ease restrictions in red zone areas of Srinagar if Covid-19 caseloads will show decline in coming days. “If number’s will lessen in coming days, obviously restrictions will be eased in red zone areas of Srinagar district”, DC Shahid Chowdhary said.
He said administration, in some areas, had allowed groceries shops to function in a limited period of time and suppliers as well have also given permission to deliver goods but if there will be a decline in Covid-19 cases in coming days; obviously more relaxations will be given in red zone areas.
DC said we have 27 red zone areas in Srinagar where more relaxations for the benefit of residents will be allowed if Covid-19 caseloads will show a decline in coming days.
He clarified that restrictions are enforced for containment of transmission of virus and safety of community so people should act upon in letter and spirit without putting obstacles on its execution.
DC added there would have 40 per cent avoidable cases in Srinagar if people had cooperated timely with authorities but unfortunately people kept their travel and contact history into hide which triggered a hike in numbers.