You are here: Home » News-ANI » National
Business Standard

COVID-19: Gurugram declares 9 areas as containment zones


ANI  |  General News 

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Gurugram district administration on Thursday declared nine areas in the city as containment zones.

"Nine areas in Gurugram, Haryana have been declared as containment zones for all the purposes and objectives as prescribed in the protocol of COVID-19, to prevent its spread in the adjoining areas," the district administration said in a statement.

The nine areas include Sector-9, Sector-54/Nirvana Country, Palam Vihar, Emar Palm Gardens Sector-83, Laburnum Society, Sector-39, Village Fazilpur Jharsa, Ward Number 11 Pataudi and Village Raipur Sohna.

"A sufficient number of teams will be formed to conduct door-to-door screening or thermal scanning of the person falling within the containment zone. All of them would work under the strict direction of civil surgeon," the notice added.

The entire area of containment zones will be fully sanitised by the municipal corporation.

The district administration also stated that the public movement in the containment zones shall be absolutely restricted.

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday informed that there are 134 active cases of COVID-19 in the state, out of which 106 patients are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Fri, April 10 2020. 07:33 IST