In Ladakh, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has imposed new restrictions in Leh district due to sudden spike in of Covid cases.
AIR correspondent reports, Under the directions from the State Executive Committee of Ladakh Disaster Management Committee, to control the Covid spread, the Leh DDMA Chairman Shrikant Suse ordered for closure of all indoor sports facilities, public libraries and gyms.
Similarly, restrictions imposed on indoor and outdoor gatherings with a ceiling of 25 persons or 50 percent of hall capacity and 50 persons or 50 percent of the space with social distancing in outdoors respectively.
However, Leh shall remain under night curfew from 10pm to 5am, with an exception to essential services and medical emergencies.
Leh police are cracking on Covid SOP violators in the town. So far, twelve FIRs lodged on violators.
Leh police also have busted a fake RTPCR racket.
Police filed an FIR on Dr RP Sah, a BHMS medical officer from Dumka in Jharkhand, for providing fake RT-PCR reports in favour of many labourers coming to Leh.
On the other, to contain any corona virus spread in Higher Education Institutions, Ladakh UT Higher Education Secretary Padma Angmo issued circular suspending classwork, classroom activities till 30th April.
However, exams, labs, research and internship may continue with compliance of COVID-19 SOPs.