Entire Athagarh Sub-Division declared containment zone

14/07/2020 at 11:07 AM

Cuttack, July 14: Cuttack district administration has declared the entire jurisdiction of Athagarh Sub-Division as containment zone due to rising threat of Covid-19 infection in the area.

“After examining the present increasing trend of COVID+ve cases in #Athagarh Sub-Division, the entire area is declared as Containment Zone w.e.f. 13-07-2020 with detail guideline as attached…,” the District Magistrate twitted on Tuesday.

It is the joint responsibility of Tehsildar and IIC to examine the details of the persons coming from other districts/states and allow them to enter the Athagarh Sub-Division following guidelines prescribed by the district administration.


The health condition of the person(s) coming from the other District/ State to Athagarh Sub-Division will be screened by the Surveillance Team at the NAKA Point.

The detailed history of the persons coming from another district/State to Athagarh Sub-Division shall be recorded in separate register with their addresses and contact numbers.

People will have to ensure social distancing of two metres and use of face masks even if they commute in vehicles.

Hand sanitiser must be provided to the commuters at the time of signature on the register.

The Tehsildar-cum-lncident Commanders and the local IICs of the police station should deploy their ministerial staff round the clock to maintain such register. The information on the allowed cases must be available at the District Emergency Section as well as District Headquarters Hospital, Cuttack.

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