The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared Block E of Gymkhana Palm Height Apartment, near SUM Hospital (Ward no 23) as a containment zone following detection of several Covid-19 positive cases.
As per a notice issued by the BMC, the containment restrictions have been clamped to ensure that there is no further spread of Covid-19 infection.
The movement of people will be restricted and nobody will be allowed to enter and go out of the containment zone in larger public interest, the notice read.
Here are the special restrictions imposed by BMC:
- No public shall be allowed to move into the containment zone and the inhabitants within the containment zone shall not move out.
-All the inhabitants within the containment zone shall strictly remain in home.
-All the shopping establishment of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately.
-All the Government and private institutions located within the boundary of the containment zone is hereby closed forthwith.
- BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements for the inhabitants in the containment zones.
It is pertinent to mention here that Bhubaneswar in Khordha district has been placed under Category B districts owing to prevalence of high number of Covid-19 cases. Out of the 584 Covid cases which were reported from Khordha district yesterday, 341 were reported from Bhubaneswar alone.