Weekend curfew in Leh: Air, highway travel allowed | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Leh district administration on Thursday imposed a weekend curfew across the district from Friday 9pm till 5am on Monday, May 3, with a view to arresting the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases.
A notification issued by Leh deputy commissioner Shrikant Balasaheb Suse, those arriving or leaving by air will be allowed to commute from or to the Leh airport on the basis of boarding pass or tickets.
Road traffic, including freight carriers, from outside the district will be allowed but travellers or freight operators will have to show proof and observe Covid protocols. The movement of pertinent administration officials and people providing essential services will also be allowed on the basis of valid I-Cards.
This is the latest in a series of restrictions put in place by the district administration since the number of cases began rising in March. The number of positive cases recently shot past 2,000 in Ladakh but has currently come down to 1,600.
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