Curbs imposed in 49 more zones in Chandigarh

Curbs imposed in 49 more zones in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, April 19

To break the chain of coronavirus transmission, the UT Administration today notified 49 more micro-containment zones in the city.

District Magistrate Mandip Singh Brar said the issue of outbreak of Covid-19 was examined by a committee and a considered view emerged that the affected areas be declared as containment zones in the city.

4 deaths, 612 +ve in UT

Chandigarh: The city recorded 612 Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 3,804. With four more deaths, the toll has reached 417. The total number of cases in the UT has reached 34,546. As many as 429 more patients have been cured of the disease. TNS

Brar said regular screening and monitoring of the areas would continue and frequent sanitisation of the areas would be conducted and residents were advised to strictly maintain social distancing norms, wear masks and follow hand hygiene. The zones were declared in parts of Sector 7, 11, 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 27, 28, 29, 32-D, 33, 34, 35-C, 35-D, 37-B, 37-D, 38-D, 39-B, 40-C, 42-C, 44-A, 45-A, 49 (Nirwana Society), 50, 51, 51-B (New Light Society), 52, 63, 63 (Block 8), New Indira Colony, Kishangarh, Dhanas (HBC) and Raipur Khurd. — TNS

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