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27 more areas in Guwahati declared as Containment Zone. Here's the list

The number of areas demarcated as Containment Zone has mounted amid the return of citizens who were stranded amid the lockdown

Guwahati

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: Owing to the detection of more Covid-19 cases, 27 additional areas in Kamrup (Metro) district have been tagged as containment zones by the district administration. Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu has directed the circle officer to seal these areas with immediate effect.

The latest Containment Zones in the urban district are as follows:

Sribhumi Path, Adagudam

Colony Bazar, Kahilipara

Sankarnagar, Adagudam

Sri Ram Path, Lalganesh

Sribhumi Nagar, Lalganesh

Lalmati-II

Nilachal Parking, Beharbari

Prakash Kata, Lalmati

Lakhimandir Path, Borsajai

Near Bishnumandir, Bhetapara

Champak Nagar, Bhetapara

Khanwakuna, Hilltop

Near Lakhi Mandir, Bongaon

Lalmati near Petrol Pump

Ayurvedic Research Centre, Borsajai

South Sarania, near Isckon temple

Ananda Nagar

Hengerabari

Trishna Residency, Kundil Nagar

Regent Paradise, Ghoramora

Namghar Path, Hengerabari

Borbari, VIP Road

Indrapur, Bhangagarh

Shab Tilla, Arunachal Path, Zoo Road

Subham Buildwell, Zoo Road

CDA quarter, Satgaon

Games Village, B-7 1st floor

The DC has stated that anyone found violating the rules enforced in these enclosed areas will be punished under relevant sections of the law. At the same time, the containment zone tag of 17 areas has been revoked after no fresh COVID cases were detected after the sealing. These areas are -- Lamb Road, Athgaon Pukhuripar, Birubari, Kushalnagar in Bamunimoidan, Barsapara, Rupnagar, Fatasil Chariali, Silpukhri, Satgaon army camp, CISF camp, Sector-III, Noonmati, Mangaldeep Residency, Lalganesh, GS Colony, Fatasil, Tokobari, K.C. Sen Road, Swagat Apartment, Geetanagar, and Uzanbazar Railway Station.

Meanwhile, the district administration has clamped a complete lockdown in 11 wards under the city area owing to these being marked as hotspots of COVID transmissions. As a consequence, stringent rules are being enforced in these areas, where life has been brought to a standstill due to the observance of strict lockdown rules. Even as the cases have continued skyrocketing, the health department is fighting against the virus by ramping up the number of tests.

Assam has so far registered 6370, out of which 2,400 are active. As many as 9 people have died following complications brought on by the respiratory illness.


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