COVID-19: “Restrictions in Kashmir to continue till 31 March as precautionary measure”

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Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar after a woman tested positive for COVID-19. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir P K Pole on Saturday said that restrictions imposed in Kashmir as precautionary measures will continue till 31 March 2020.

Pole said that “we are in phase three of deadly coronavirus. We need to control the speed of this virus. Therefore, it is necessary to continue with the restrictions in Kashmir so that the precious lives can be saved.”

He added that this phase is very crucial, adding at this juncture, everybody has to remain cautious and follow the advisories to prevent the virus from spreading.

Meanwhile, Pole further appealed people to observe ‘Janata Curfew’ tomorrow (22 March) in letter and spirit, adding that it is necessary for the everyone to follow the ‘Janata curfew’. (KNO)

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