Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday asked the Deputy Commissioners to prepare containment plans as well as set up committees to implement them to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The government has prepared district containment plans as a precaution, an official statement said.
A spokesman said 36 villages in Nuh district, which reported 36 positive cases, have been declared as containment zone and its 104 villages as buffer zone so that people can be investigated.
The movement of residents in the containment zones is restricted and all these areas will be sealed by the police.
In Palwal district, another coronavirus hotspot, nine villages have been ordered to be sealed, declaring their area as containment zone as well as 27 adjacent villages as buffer zone.
Similarly in Panchkula town, the Nada Sahib area, Civil Hospital in Sector 6, Command Hospital and bus stand have been declared as containment zones, while Moginand, Sector-7, MDC-4 and Sector-10 have been declared as buffer zones.
Thirteen areas in Faridabad district have been declared as containment zone, including Sectors 11, 37, 16, 3 and 28, Badkhal village, Green Field Colony, A.C. Nagar, Fatehpur Taga, Khori, Chandpur Aura, Mohana and Ranheda villages.
The spokesman said that no positive cases of corona have been reported so far in Rohtak, Mahendragarh, Bhiwani, Yamunanagar, Sirsa, Kurukshetra, Sonipat and Rewari districts.
Three cases were reported in the state on Thursday, taking the total number of active cases to 136.
Fourteen Italian patients were admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, out of which 13 have been discharged, the state’s Health Department bulletin said.