District Administration, Kupwara headed by Deputy Commissioner, Anshul Garg, has adopted multi-pronged strategy to contain spread of COVID-19 in the district.
According to a statement, the lockdown which was imposed onMarch 22 is strictly being implemented across the district and till date 85FIRs have been lodged against those who violated prohibitory orders.
"As many as 1571 migrant labourers from other statesstranded in the district are being facilitated at 31 locations with dry rationand other essential commodities through the designated Nodal Officer."
Besides, 75000 reusable cotton masks have been producedlocally through Self Help Groups and Skill Development Centres and distributedamong the people.
"To facilitate thefrontline warriors including doctors and nurses, District Administration hasprovided proper accommodation to medical staff for which 7 Guest Houses and 2Hotels have been put at the disposal of Chief Medical Officer."