Srinagar, April 27: Amid spurt in number of covid-19 cases, district administration Srinagar on Tuesday ordered imposition of Section 144 CrPC, banning the assembly of five or more persons, in the summer capital with immediate effect.

“In view of massive spurt in positive cases in District Srinagar & after due deliberations, Section 144 CrPc is imposed hereby within the Municipal limits of the district to contain further spread of the epidemic,” said Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, in a tweet. “Assembly of five or more persons is banned with immediate effect,” he added.

Srinagar reported 1144 fresh covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as per the Health department Data.  With these fresh cases, including 27 travelers, the total number of cases mounted to 40538 in the summer capital.

 

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