Bhubaneswar:6/10/21: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared a fresh containment zone in the city due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the particular locality.
As per the notification of the BMC, Rajendra Vihar Apartment, Forest Park here has been declared as a containment zone due to the detection of several COVID-19 cases.
To contain the spread of the virus, entry of the public to the area has been restricted and all inhabitants asked to strictly remain at home, the civic body said.
All the shopping establishments will be closed and so also government and private institutions located within the boundary of the containment zone. The BMC will supply essentials and ensure medical requirements, the notification added.
Sources said more than 300 people reside in the apartment. Around 20 residents of 11 households were found infected. The BMC is continuing contact tracing and testing for COVID, which is a mandatory process.
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 at home.