After 3 COVID-19 cases, Bomikhal area in Bhubaneswar sealed
Bhubaneswar: Three COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Bomikhal area of Bhubaneswar, said Health department on Friday.
The three persons of Bomikhal in Bhubaneswar have been tested positive for COVID-19. One out of these three persons had recently returned from Delhi. The trio are brothers.
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday sealed Bomikhal area on Friday evening. BMC restricted entry and exit into Bomikhal. The move is aimed to contain the possible spread of COVID-19. The corporation has declared the region as a containment zone.
“No public shall be allowed to move into the containment zone and the inhabitants within the containment zone shall not move out,” said a BMC order.
This is the second area in Bhubaneswar being sealed in two consecutive days.
BMC had sealed Surya Nagar area after a coronavirus case with no travel history was detected on Thursday.
Odisha Government has declared a complete shutdown in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak town for 48 hours starting 8 pm on Friday to prevent community transmission of COVID-19.