Second sealed Covid-19 containment zone in Delhi
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government canceled the second stamp, at Mayur Vihar Phase I, in the city on Thursday.
No positive cases from the containment area were reported in the last 28 days. The apartment was declared a containment and sealing zone to control the spread of the coronavirus on April 2 after a resident entered a private hospital and tested positive for Covid-19 on April 1 and was discharged from the hospital 16 days later. . An official said the containment was done because it was necessary to control the spread between high-risk contacts.
Operation Shield was launched in the Vardhaman Apartment. No positive case has been detected from there in the past four weeks. It has been possible with the cooperation of the residents (of the apartment), said the prime minister. Arvind Kejriwal tweeted
The eastern district DM Arun Kumar Mishra said that health authorities confirmed that the containment zone met all the requirements for containment in accordance with the guidelines of the ministry of health and family welfare. Health authorities will continue regular follow-up actions and the area will remain under surveillance, Mishra said.
Although barricades are being erected from the apartment, residents have been advised to strictly follow closure measures nationwide. Delhi currently has 101 containment zones that were created after detection of positive Covid-19 cases in the areas.