Admin order closure of shops in Poonch till March 29

The district administration here on Wednesday ordered closure of all shops except medical shops till March 29th to prevent spread of coronavirus in the district.

According to an order issued by the district magistrate no person shall venture out of his home unless urgent or without any valid movement pass.

“Only essential services officials shall be allowed to move, that too only after production of valid movement pass,” said the order.

“The grocery, vegetables and milk shops have been closed till March 29 and only home delivery by the permitted traders shall be allowed,” said the order. “Medical shops shall also remain open. People shall be allowed to go up to medical shops only after they produce a prescription slip.”

Besides, daily milk vehicles shall also be allowed to distribute the milk before 9 PM.