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 orders issued has declared the apartment of Mr. Kmalendu Roy, tenant of Mr. Manaf Bindra Ghosh building, Rilbong opposite of Mrs. O. B. Tariang building, the top floor of the house of Mrs. Daphira Synrem, Bishnupur Inverneil near Circuit House and the apartment of Mr. Jibotosh Bhattacharjee, tenant of Dr. Phanbuh building, Bishnupur Inverneil as Micro-Containment Areas to restrict unregulated entry and exit on the sites.
The orders state that no persons are allowed to move into the containment areas and inhabitants within these areas shall not move out, besides all inhabitants within the containment areas shall strictly remain inside their homes.
Respective Incident Commanders of the above mentioned areas shall supervise and monitor strict compliance of the orders.
Any violation of the orders will entail prosecution under the penal provision of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and IPC. (MIPR)
Containment Orders Lifted
Based on the contact tracing status and testing of the high risk contacts and the reports received thereof, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District in orders issued has lifted the containment for the house of Shubhashish Dhar at Jail Road Bazar, the house of Shri Dylan B. Syiem of Nongpyngrope, Malki and the house of Mr. Wanlamphrang Kharmujai, Umshyrpi, near Malki Ground, Malki with immediate effect (MIPR)