Leh district will be under lockdown from tonight till Monday morning. District DDMA Chairman Shrikant Suse issued additional restrictions to contain the fast spread of corona virus in the district.
AIR correspondent reports that after alarming rise in the number of covid positive cases, Leh DDMA ordered for additional restrictions in the district. Following the covid curfew last weekend, an Eighty hours lockdown is ordered starting from today nine in the night to five in the Monday morning, in Leh district.
During the restricted period, all government, judicial offices, essential and emergency services like power, water, banks, commercial services like Petrol pumps, cold storages, ATMs, Army and Paramilitary movement, Covid vaccination, testing and medical emergencies and public transport for the relaxed categories are allowed.
DDMA also arranged helplines and e-Pass facilities to address the unexpected emergencies. Passengers and tourists coming to Leh can produce their tickets or boarding passes for their movement.