Balasore: The district administration has declared three wards as containment zone – a development that comes a day after detection of a COVID-19 positive case from here. The decision was taken after an emergency meeting last night.
As per district officials, Naliabag’s ward numbers 27, 28 and 29 have been declared as containment zones. The roads connecting the areas have been sealed with a heavy police presence on these roads amongst other stringent measures, informed district administration.
The activities include banning the movement of people, delivery of all essentials to the doorstep of citizens. The mentioned wards contain 500-odd people who have been provided with all necessary phone numbers.
The area will continue to remain as a containment zone for the next seven days. The period might get extended depending on the situation in the coming days. All the primary and secondary contacts within the containment area will strictly be under home quarantine.