Curbs in 33 more Chandigarh areas

Curbs in 33 more Chandigarh areas

Tribune News Service

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 8

To prevent further spread of coronavirus, the UT Administration today declared 33 more micro-containment zones in the city.

District Magistrate Mandip Singh Brar said regular screening and monitoring of the areas would continue. Residents were advised to strictly maintain social distancing norms, wear a mask and follow hand hygiene.

As many as 54 micro-containment zones were declared on May 4.

The affected areas declared as micro-containment zones are parts of Sector 18, 20, 21, 29, 30, 32, 35, 37, 38, 38 (West), 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 50 (Bankers’ Enclave), 63 (Block No 6), Dadu Majra Colony, New Indira Colony, Mauli Jagran village, Vikas Nagar and Mauli Jagran

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