Bhubaneswar: Satya Nagar area in Odisha capital has been sealed to contain the spread of COVID-19 as multiple persons of the locality tested positive for the virus, said Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
The area has been declared as a ‘containment zone’ and people have been restricted from entering into and going out of the area. “The recent positive cases of COVID-19 detected in Satya Nagar area of Bhubaneswar with no recent travel history neither to any other country nor any part of India and to contain any possible spread of COVID-19, 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 in an order.
The area coming within the boundary as indicated below has been declared as the containment zone:
A. Satya Nagar Area to the north of Big Bazar Road.
- Satya Nagar Square to Kali Temple Square.
- Kali Temple Square to Patanjali Store.
- Patanjali Store to Bank of India Officers Quarters.
- Bank of India Officers Quarters to Satya Nagar Square via Missionary of Charity and Axis Bank.
B. Satya Nagar Area to the south of Big Bazar Road.
- PWD Division-3 Office and Quarter Complex
All the inhabitants within the containment zone shall strictly remain in home. All the shopping establishment of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately. The supply of essentials and medical requirements will be ensured through various teams formed by BMC, the order said.
BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements in the containment zones. The inhabitants can call the Helpline No. 1929 for any complaints, it added.