Due to the detection of positive COVID-19 cases/high risk contacts which requires contact tracing, testing and isolation to be effected in the interest of the health of the general public to prevent against any possible spread of COVID-19, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District in an order issued on 1st October, 2020 has declared the top floor of the house of Mr. K. Bhattacharjee, Bishnupur Inverneil, near Circuit House as a Micro-Containment Area so as to restrict unregulated entry and exit on the site.
The order state that no persons are allowed to move into the containment area and inhabitants within the area shall not move out, besides all inhabitants within the containment area shall strictly remain inside their homes.
The Incident Commander, Zone-IV, Shillong shall supervise and monitor strict compliance of the order.
Any violation of the order will entail prosecution under the penal provision of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and IPC. (MIPR)