In view of the increasing Covid-19 cases in Athagarh subdivision District Collector of Cuttack, Bhabani Shankar Chayani has declared the entire area as a Containment Zone from Monday.
Inflow of persons from other districts or States to the subdivision comprising Athagarh, Tigiria, Badamba and Narasinghapur blocks has been restricted.
Any person coming from outside shall not be allowed to enter subdivision without prior permission of the concerned Tehsildars and PS IICs at the NAKA point.
“Those carrying essential commodities and medicines may be allowed to enter the subdivision. The health condition of the persons coming from other districts/states to Athgarh will be screened by the Surveillance Team at the NAKA Point. The detailed history of the persons shall be recorded in separate register with their address and contact number,” the Collector’s order said.
“The Tehsildar and IIC shall jointly finalise at the spot on the entry of the outsiders coming to Athgarh subdivision,” the order stated.