Banki, May 11: Following detection of 12 Covid-19 positive cases, sarpanch Sujatalakmi Baliarsingh of Golagonda panchayat of Banki block in Cuttack district on Tuesday sealed the entire village.
Moreover, sarpanch has declared Rajiv village as containment zone for eight days.
Instruction has been given to the residents not to move into or from outside the village during the period of sealing, except authorised officials. The residents will be provided with the essential commodities.
Besides, the infected residents are advised to remain in isolation at their respective residences followed by self-monitored home quarantine for the subsequent week.
The village has been barricaded.