Pradeep Singh

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday announced more containment zones in the Capital city following the detection of 8 Covid-19 positive cases in a residential apartment.

The BMC has declared four flats (Flat No. G-151, G-132, G-142 and G-112) of Cosmopolis Apartment in Ward No 64 after the detection of the positive cases to contain further spread of the virus.

"It is necessary to make the affected area as a containment zone and to restrict public from entering into and going out of the containment zone," the BMC said.

As per an official release, in the larger public interest and with a view to contain the spread of COVID-19, the corporation has directed to implement certain restrictions:

i. No public shall be allowed to move into the containment zone and the inhabitants within the containment zone shall not move out. 

ii. All the inhabitants within the containment zone shall strictly remain in home. 

iii. All the Govt and private Institutions located within the containment zone is hereby closed forthwith. 

iv. BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements for the inhabitants in the containment zones. Shri Z.Abedin.WO(9938848599) of BMC South-West Zone shall remain in charge of supplies where as RRT Dr. Diptiman Behera(9853339588) shall remain in charge of medical requirements of the citizens inside the containmrt area. 

Earlier, on Tuesday, the BMC had declared a portion of Jayadurga Nagar in Bomikhal as containment zone following the detection of two Covid positive persons in the area.

The BMC had said that the two patients live in Plot No. 1303 and 1304 of Jayadurga Nagar in Bomikhal.