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Odisha: VSSUT shut down after 25 students test Covi-19 positive; hostels declared as containment zones

28/02/2021 at 8:28 AM

Burla, Feb 28: Sambalpur district administration today imposed shut down at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT ) in Burla till further order after 25 students tested positive for coronavirus.

The district administration has also declared the hostels of the varsity as containment zones.

All vehicular movement, movement of public transport and personnel movement will be stopped barring extremely urgent medical cases with the permission of the undersigned. IIC, Burla PS will remain in charge of movement of vehicle/ person in the containment area. He will issue required pass to the person going outside and coming inside with intimation to the Control Room.

Control Room having Police, Medical and SMC staff will function near Pulaha Hostel, VSSUT, Burla. All inhabitants within the Containment Zone and Buffer Zone shall strictly remain in home.

All the shopping establishments of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately. The supply of essentials and medical requirements will be ensured through various teams constituted under the Commissioner, SMC, Sambalpur.

All the Govt. and Private institutions located within the boundary of the Containment Zone shall remain closed.

 All persons in Buffer Zone area are to wear mask and maintain social distancing.

 All non-essential activities to be avoided. As a measure of perimeter control, all roads connecting the containment zone will be guarded by police.

IIC, Burla PS will maintain the law and order under the supervision of SDPO, Seder, Tahasildar, Seder, Sambalpur will be deployed as Executive Magistrate to maintain law and order under the overall control of Sub Collector-cum-Sub Divisional Magistrate, Seder, Sambalpur.

The shutdown period is effective from 27.02.2021 until further orders.

Odisha: 25 VSSUT students test Covid-19 positive

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