Bhubaneswar: Harinagar Basti, BJB Nagar in Odisha capital has been sealed and declared as containment zone by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for COVID-19 containment.
The decision was taken after several persons from the slum tested positive for the virus. Public will be restricted from entering into and going out of the containment zone.
Area coming within the boundary as indicated below has been declared as containment zone.
i. From Baragada Canal to Gayatri Mandir.
ii. From Gayatri Mandir to Scholar Boys Hostel.
iii. From Scholar Boys Hostel to Hari Nagar Basti Entrance.
iv. From Harinagar Basti Entrance to Baragada Canal.
All the shopping establishment of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately in the zone. BMC will ensure supply of essentials/medicines in the area. The inhabitants can call Helpline No. 1929 for any requirements/complaints, an order of the BMC said.