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Covid-19 fight: These areas in Sambalpur declared containment, buffer zone

24/11/2021 at 8:36 AM

Sambalpur, Nov 24: Following a spike in Covid-19 cases, the Sambalpur district administration has declared several hostels and staff quarters of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) as micro containment zone and buffer zones.

The enclave is five hostels- Sabitri Girl’s Hostel, Gargi Girls Hostel, Charak Hostel, Bhrugu Hostel and Patanjali Hostel of VIMSAR in Ward No- 6 of Burla town under the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation have been declared micro containment zone. Similarly, Apala Girls Hostel, Atreya Hostel, Biswamitra Hostel and Markandeya Hostel and all the staff quarters under Ward No- 6 have been declared buffer zone.

According to administration notice, people will be restricted from entering or leaving the containment and buffer zone to check the spread of Covid-19.

Essential items and medicines for those residing within the containment zone will be supplied by the administration.

Worth mentioning, atleast 31 MBBS students tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday.

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