Chattabal declared 'red zone'

Authorities on Thursday declared Chattabal locality here as “red zone” after four positive cases of COVID19 have been detected from the areas in the.

“Chattabal has been declared Containment (Red) zone in view of cluster of four positive cases,” Srinagar district administration said in a tweet.

The containment zone has been marked from the administrative boundary of the residential colony where these cases were detected and while a buffer zone of additional five km radius has been announced.

Nearly 20 villages in various districts have already been declared as containment zones in Kashmir where 50 cases of COVID19 have been detected so far. Of these, two patients have died while one has recovered.