Leh, May 22, KDC: The Leh administration on Friday extended ‘Corona curfew’ up to June 7 in region, with the experts fearing that daily positive cases may touch up high in coming days.
In an order a copy of which lies with News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) reads that in detailed assessment of the current COVID situation in Leh district has been conducted by the DDMA, Leh in light of continuous surge in COVID cases, positivity rate, and hospital admissions etc., and are of the clear view that extension of restrictions is needed to avoid further spread of coronavirus.
The order said “All movement passes have been withdrawn, and the government offices have been asked to not participate in any kind of public dealing, read the order”.
They have also been instructed to conduct all meetings virtually until further notice, it said.
Besides some exemptions, there will be a complete restriction on weekends on all kinds of activities/movements in Leh.
Ladakh reported 121 new positive cases, 110 recoveries and one death on Friday. At present, there are 1,599 active cases in Ladakh, including 1,351 in Leh. (KDC)