60 micro-containment zones set up in Palwal

60 micro-containment zones set up in Palwal

Tribune News Service

Palwal, May 2

In view of the sharp surge in the number of Covid cases, the district administration has set up 60 micro-containment zones in the district.

19 deaths in April

The district reported 1,178 new cases in April as compared with just 61 cases in March. Besides, 19 persons succumbed to Covid in April, while no one died in March.

Deputy Commissioner Naresh Narwal said, “Officials of the district administration and Health Department had been asked to enforce Covid protocols in the micro-containment zones. In case of any lapse, action will be taken under Section 56 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.”

Palwal being close to hotspot districts such as Faridabad and Gurugram has been hit hard by the virus.

The Deputy Commissionersaid all affected areas or zones would be sanitised. “Teams of the Health Department will carry out door-to-door scanning and thermal screening of residents in designated areas.”

Meanwhile, the district reported 1,178 new cases in April as compared with just 61 cases in March. Besides, 19 persons succumbed to Covid in April, while no one died in March.

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