New Tehri, Jun 2 (PTI) With coronavirus cases rapidly increasing in Tehri district, five new containment zones were declared on Tuesday.
With this, the number of containment zones in the district has risen to eight, District Magistrate Mangesh Ghildiyal said.
The containment zones are in Bhilangana and Jakhnidhar blocks, he said.
All activities will remain suspended in the containment zones and permission of the additional district magistrate will have to be taken for essential supplies, including foodgrains.
Eleven people tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of such cases in the district to 88. PTI Corr ALM KJ KJ