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Containment, buffer zones lifted from Borjurai village of Hailakandi

With the lapse of 28 days since the last tested COVID-19 positive case, Hailakandi

Hailakandi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2020 7:42 AM GMT

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HAILAKANDI: With the lapse of 28 days since the last tested COVID-19 positive case and no report of any severe acute respiratory infections or influenza like illnesses, the Hailakandi district administration has lifted the containment and buffer zone tags from Borjurai village under the Hailakandi revenue circle with immediate effect.

In an order issued to this effect on Wednesday, District Magistrate cum Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority, Keerthi Jalli stated that the withdrawal of containment zone and seven-km periphery buffer zone from Borjurai village has been done in view of completion of 28 days since the last tested positive case and no report of any severe acute respiratory infections or influenza like illnesses.

The order stated that the decision has been taken in compliance with the updated Containment Plan of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

It further stated following the withdrawal of the containment zone and buffer zone tags from Borjurai, the village is 'subject to same restrictions as it exists in other parts of the district'.

Borjurai was placed under containment zone with a buffer zone of seven-km radius close to midnight of April 7 following the detection of a COVID-19 positive case. The 65-year-old COVID-19 infected patient later died at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital on April 10.

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