The East Khasi Hills District Magistrate has informed that there is a sudden spike of Covid-19 positive cases in Madanrting and in order to prevent further transmission, Block D, Block E and Block F of Madanrting has been declared as containment area to restrict unregulated entry and exit.
In an order issued today, demarcations were also made as containment area that include house of Queen Kharkongor in the North, football ground in the East, house of Theodore Nongsteng in the South and compound of Michael Kharkongor in the West in Madanrting Block D. In Block E, house of Sange in the North, RYMA parking lot in the South, house of Ratle in the East and house of Sam in the West.
Block F (Area 1) with forest in the North, house of Anita Marboh in the South, house of Rudolf Pyrbot in the East and house of Philomena Nongbet in the West.
Block F (Area 2) with ICI building in the North, house of P. Pariat in the South, Green building in the East and house of Wilson Kharumnuid in the West.
The order states that no person shall be allowed to move into the containment area and inhabitants within the area shall not move out besides all the inhabitants within the containment area shall strictly remain inside their homes. All the shopping and commercial establishments of whatsoever nature shall be closed immediately. The Incident Commander, Zone-VI, Shillong shall supervise and monitor strict compliance of the order. Any violation of the order shall entail prosecution under the penal provision of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and IPC.
Any person residing within the containment area displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or requiring medical attention may call 108 or contact CCMT/Medical Officer/Incident Commander concerned. Delivery of essential items will be through shops identified by the respective sub-localities and as per the arrangement made by them in consultation with the CCMT and Incident Commander concerned.