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 on 2nd October, 2020 has declared the Residence of Bernadino Mawkhiew at Chinapatty, Malki, First and Second Floors of the House of Rilianda Kamar at Riatsamthiah, Residence of Dr. Syrpailang Kharlukhi at Dhanketi, Malki, Flat of Shri. K Dev (tenant) in the Top Floor of “ROSMON” Building at Laban Last Stop, House of Shri. Raju Das (tenant) in the Compound of Smt. S. Shangpliang at Laban Last Stop and Apartment No. 8 of Bindu Kumari, E. Shylla Building, Opposite Dew Drop Guest House at Rilbong as Micro-Containment Areas so as 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 on 2nd October, 2020 has lifted the containment orders for the Flat of Dr. R Gurung, Pala Building, Madan Laban (Shiliang), House of Kynrem Ri Lyngdoh, Riatsamthiah, House of Om Prakash, Rapsang Building, Keating Road and First Floor of the Building of Smt. A Kharbuli, ABP Road, Laban with immediate effect. (MIPR)