Srinagar, April 7 -- Early Times Report

As the number of Covid-19 cases climbs steadily in the country, the number of red zones declared by the administration in Jammu and Kashmir has also witnessed a sharp jump taking the count to 45. The number of red zones, an area which is a cluster of positive Covid-19 cases, has seen a spurt during the last few days. Of the total red zones, 26 are located in Kashmir division while rest are in Udhampur, Rajouri, Samba and Jammu, according to an official source.

The official said that the remote sensing department is implementing geo-tagging technology for the exact identification of the affected areas.

"We are regularly updating the Covid-19 affected zones on the official website for public informat...