Sundargarh: Several locations under Bandega gram panchayat in Sundargarh district have been declared as no access zone of micro containment zone after detection of at least 43 cases of COVID-19.
As per an office order from Sundargarh Sadar Sub-Collector, 19 positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Murkia Musalman Bastipara, 24 cases in Bandega Ultudihi Fittingpara, Bastipara and 2 cases near Lulkidihi High School.
In order to contain the spread of the virus, Sub-Collector Abhimanyu Behera declared the above locations as no access zone of micro containment zone from April 5 to April 12.
All vehicular and personal movement other than medical staff, authorized persons and service providers has been stopped. Panchayat Executive Officers (PEOs) of Bandega and Lulkidihi have been declared as Nodal Officer to ensure smooth supply of essentials or facilities in respect of containment zone.