Populated area of Odisha’s Cuttack city sealed for COVID containment

Cuttack: Behera Sahi, Malgodown (ward no. 38) in Odisha’s Cuttack city has been sealed and declared as a containment zone after detection of several COVID-19 cases in the area.

“Eleven positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Behera Sahi, Malgodown (ward no. 38) Cuttack, which is a densely populated area that requires detailed measures for active contact tracing. To facilitate this, it is necessary to make the area as a containment zone and to restrict the public from entering into and going out of the containment zone,” an official order of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) said.

The area coming within the boundary as indicated below has been declared as containment zone:

  • South: Rajkishore Rout Godown to House of Deba Behera.
  • North: House of N. Mahalaxmi to House of Nayan Mohanty Via backside of Hotel Puspanjali Hotel.
  • West: House of Deba Behera to House of N. Mahalaxmi via House of R.Laxmi.
  • East: House of Nayan Mohanty to Rajkishore Rout Godown via House of A.K.Mohanty.

All vehicular movement, movement of public transport and personnel movement will be stopped in the area. All the inhabitants within the containment zone shall strictly remain in home. All the shopping establishments of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately, the order said.

The supply of essentials and medical requirements will be ensured through various teams formed by the CMC, the order added.

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