Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today declared five more places as ‘Containment Zones’ following detection of new Covid-19 cases.
BMC on Wednesday declared a residential apartment, Rajendra Vihar Apartment, in the Forest Park area of the Capital city as ‘containment zone’ following the detection of several Covid-19 positive cases.
People residing in these areas have been advised to stay indoors. Similarly, ban has been imposed on the entry of outsiders into the restricted zones
The administrative restrictions in the most remote area of the district, Bonda Ghati, to contain the Covid-19 cases have pushed the lives and livelihood of the tribal people into a state of utter despair.
New Delhi: Delhi has been seeing a sharp increase in new coronavirus cases in the last two weeks, especially since March 23 when the daily tally crossed the 1,000 mark for the first time this year, and the number of containment zones is also seeing a rapid upward trend, with 800 added in less than […]
Bolangir: Ever imagined what would be the cost of 5 to 10 bamboos, hardly Rs 1500-2000, right? But you will be surprised to discover that the administrative department in Bolangir has spent lakhs of rupees erecting bamboo barricades in various containment zones in the town during Covid-19 restrictions. A government document which is in possession […]
New Delhi: In view of its high specificity but relatively low sensitivity, the ICMR has recommended the use of rapid antigen test kits for diagnosis of COVID-19 in containment zones and healthcare settings in combination with the RT-PCR test. The kits will allow faster diagnosis without laboratory examination Standard Q COVID-19 Ag detection kit (rapid […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bhadrak district administration on Wednesday withdrew the containment zone tag from four gram panchayats of Basudevpur and Bonth blocks which was imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread COVID-19. The restrictions of containment zone in all the villages of Chudamani, Kismat, Krishnapur panchayats of Basudevpur block and Bonth Block’s Charigaon panchayats […]
New Delhi: Containment operations will be scaled down if no secondary positive case of COVID-19 is reported from a quarantine zone for at least four weeks after the last confirmed test has been isolated and all his contacts have been followed up for 28 days, the Union Health Ministry said. According to the ministry’s “Updated […]
Bhubaneswar: Setting a “Zero Transmission” target against COVID-19, Odisha government on Wednesday claimed that the state has already reported lowest rate so far as detection of positive cases are concerned in the country. National Health Mission Director Shalini Pandit said this while briefing the media here. “The challenge before us is to achieve zero transmission […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has appointed six senior bureaucrats for containment of COVID-19 in three zones here after the state capital emerged as a hotspot of coronavirus cases, a senior official said. Of the total 60 persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, Bhubaneswar alone has reported 46 cases. The senior officers will […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha’s first COVID-19 death was reported in Bhubaneswar, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared Satya Nagar as containment zone after detection of a positive case in the area. The areas which come under the containment zone include Kali Temple Square to Patanjali Store to BOI Officers’ Quarters and upto Satya […]