Srinagar, Apr 26, KDC: Twenty one percent samples were tested positive on Monday during a mass sampling at Ferozpora village of Tangmarg Tehsil in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
An official told News Agency Kashmir Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) despite District Magistrate Baramulla having declared Ferozpora village as a containment zone for COVID-19 disease on 22 April, it was reported that the inhabitants of the village have not followed the SOP’s during congregational prayers.
He said during mass sampling carried out on directions of district administration Baramulla 21% persons have been tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.
He further said in view of supra paras and in the larger interest of lives of the general public of village Ferozpora, administration has ordered that all the congregational prayers in all mosques of the said village shall be strictly prohibited for a period of one week in the first instance.
Any violation to this shall invite punitive action, and the area is declared as a micro containment zone till further orders, he added. (KDC)