Amid a skyrocketing number of cases in the Kamrup (Metro) district in Assam, several areas in the bustling capital Guwahati have now been marked as 'containment zones' by the administration.
After the detection of several COVID-19 positive cases in the area encircling the Rajkamal Hotel in Fancy Bazar, the area that had been declared as containment zone has now been expanded.
The Boundary of this Containment Zone is as Follows: MG Road to the North, Jail Road/Jai Narayan Road to the South, SRCB Road to the East, and Chambers of Commerce Road to the West.
Additionally, in view of the detection of COVID-19 positive patient at Kumarpara in Guwahati, a certain area in the locality has been marked as a 'containment zone'.
The Boundary of this Containment Zone is as follows: Rupnagar By-lane to the North, Residence of Dimbeswar Das and others to the South , Residence of Victor Baisya and others to the East and residence of Purabi Sarmah and others to the West.
Moreover, after the detection of COVID-19 positive patient at Fatasil GS Colony in Guwahati, an area in the locality has now been declared as containment zone. The boundary of the containment zone is: Bibha Mishra RCM Complex to the North, Gurucharan Sarma Road to the South, Sani Mandir Tiniali to the East, and the Fatasil Road to the West.
Yet another area at the Panbazar Railway Colony has been marked as a containment zone with the following boundary: Colony Road to the North, Railway Colony Road to the South, GRP Colony to the East, and the Railway Higher Secondary School to the West.
Another area in Santipur area of Bharalumukh has also been declared as a containment zone with the following extremities: Pubali Path to the North, the vacant plot of a certain Karuna Pathak Sharma to the South, the residence of Pranab Sharma to the East, and the residence of a certain Arun Sharma to be West.
The Circle Officer of the Guwahati Revenue Circle has been instructed to seal these areas immediately and anyone found violating the rules laid down by the administration will be punished under the provisions of relevant sections of the law.
Administration has already announced Hostel No 1 and 5 of GMCH, Girls Hostel of Dental College, Guwahati, Residential colony of Dr B Barooah Cancer Institute and Ameya Nagar of Kharghuli as containment zones.
Talking to The Sentinel Digital, Kamrup (M) DC Biswajit Pegu has confirmed that Guwahati city has nine containment zones in total at the present moment.