Virus zones increase as Covid-19 cases surge in state
IMPHAL, 1st Aug: With confirmation of several Covid-19 positive cases in several parts of the state, district magistrates concerned have declared the affected areas as containment zones on Saturday.
In separate orders, Imphal West DM Naorem Praveen declared several areas of the district as containment zones.
According to the DM, with the confirmation of a Covid-19 positive case residing at Yaiskul Morbung Lokpa, the adjoining areas have been declared as virus zone.
As four CRPF personnel of 109 Battalion situated at Mongshangei tested positive for COVID-19, containment zones have been declared into two schedules. For the first schedule, vacant areas lying on the north of Men’s Club on North, intra campus road running on the south of Men’s Club on South, intra campus road running on the east of Men’s Club on east and Temple of 109th Battalion on West are declared as containment zones.
For the second schedule, GO’s mess on the north, southern perimeter wall of the campus of the battalion on the south, barrack lying on the east of store barrack on the east and vacant area lying on the west of store barrack are declared as containment zones.
All activities around RIMS quarter have also been prohibited subsequent to detection of a COVID-19 positive case in one of the quarters.
Following the detection of COVID-19 on a returnee under quarantine at room no 402 of Yaiphaba hotel located at MG Avenue, nearby rooms have neem declared as containment zone by DM Naorem Praveen.
Imphal East DM Dr Rangitabali Waikhom also declared several areas in the district as containment zones following confirmation of positive Covid-19 cases.
After the wife of an AR jawan posted in Manipur, who had recently returned from Jaipur and quarantined at Room no. 106 of Hotel Phouoibi, tested positive for Covid-19; the said room has been declared as a containment zone.
Following detection of four Covid-19 positive cases among inmates at Bal Bhavan Community Quarantine Centre (CQC), Khuman Lampak Sports Complex the adjoining areas have been declared as containment zone.
Other areas in the district declared as containment zones include RK Sanatombi Vidyalaya CQC, Network for Social Advancement CQC, Wangkhei Khunou Ward No.2, Yorabung and Kongpal Chingangbam Leikai. On the other hand, with detection of a Covid-19 positive case in Tribal Colony Type-3, New Checkon, the area enclosed by the road leading to the Colony on the north, the fencing walls of the Tribal Colony Quarter on the south and the east, and Tangkhul Baptist Church on the west have been declared as containment zone.
After detecting one positive case of Covid-19 from Mayang Imphal police station, the geographical areas enclosing boundary wall of Mayang Imphal police station on the north, pond on the south, boundary wall of Mayang Imphal police station on the east and office cum quarter of SDPO Mayang Imphal on the west has been declared as containment zone.
The geographical area of Thoubal Nongangkhong has also been declared as containment zone by DM Thoubal N Bandana after confirming a positive case from the area while Wangjing High School has been denotified as containment zone.
Kakching DM Valentina Arambam has declared Assam Rifles Public School quarantine centre, 39th AR as containment zones following confirmation of 24 personnel infected with COVID-19.
Following the detection of one Covid-19 positive case at Kakyai Makha Leikai, Bishnupur District Magistrate (DM) Neeta Arambam made areas around the said locality off-limit to movement of unauthorised persons.