Restrictions continue in Ganderbal

The restrictions imposed by the administration here continued for second consecutive day on Tuesday, in an effort to prevent spread of COVID19.

All shops and other business establishments remained closed while traffic was largely off the roads amid the increase in the number of COVID19 cases and death of four persons who had contracted the infection.

The administration had ordered closure of all shops and other business establishments except essential services for two days to prevent further spread of COVID19.

District Magistrate Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal said they would review the situation and seek feedback from all stakeholders to decide on whether the lockdown should be extended.

“As of now there are no plans to extend the lockdown” he said.

He said all tehsildars and field officials were directed to ensure that the orders and other SOP’s were implemented on the ground and action under law taken against the violators.

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