Shillong: In a bid to arrest the spread of COVID-19 after the detection of fresh positive cases, the District Magistrate of the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya has declared 4 more houses in Shillong as micro containment on Friday, September 19.
The areas that have been marked as "micro containment zones" by the district administrationto arrest the spread of the virus are as follows:
House No. 29 of A Syiemlieh, Nongrimbah, the outhouse of Brightwell Bungalow Quarter No.4 opposite to Lady Hydari Park, and the house and compound of Amila Sawkmie at Oxford Hills were all sealed on Friday after the detection of positive COVID-19 cases.
In Pdengshnong, Lower Mawprem, the house of R. Kharjana was also designated as a micro-containment area.
The order passed by the DM War Nongbri restricts the unregulated entry and exit in the affected areas "which requires contact tracing, testing, and isolation to be effected in the interest of the health of the general public to prevent against any possible spread of COVID-19."
Meanwhile, the East Khasi Hills District Magistrate has also lifted the containment order in several areas that were earlier sealed off following the detection of positive cases. These are as follows: the house of S. Roy (tenant) in the compound of B. Nongkhlaw, Howell Road Laban, the house of P. Lyngdoh (tenant) in the building of S. Khongjee, Anand Bhavan, Howell Road Laban, houses of Roma Devkota, Pooja Thapa and Sushila Gewali at Nepali compound, Rilbong and the apartment of Pronoti Choudhary, Chinmoy Paul building at Rilbong (near Beat House), house of L. Lyngdoh Mawphlang (tenant) in the building of K.C Bairo, Lawsohtun Block-5, the apartment of P. N Jaiswal, tenant of L.B Rapthap, Bishnupur, the house of Gopal Thapa, Nepali Compound, Rilbong, the building of D. Wahlang opposite to 'Sterian Rynjah Store', New Kench's Trace, Bishnupur and the house of Champa Das Gupta, Rilbong.