Shiva Enclave in Rishikesh declared containment zone by DM
The area under Municipal Corporation of Rishikesh where the COVID-19 infected patients were recently found has been declared as a containment zone on Wednesday by Dehradun district magistrate Ashish Kumar Shrivastava. Reportedly, the novel coronavirus positive patients were found in Shiva Enclave, ward number 24. Under the Uttarakhand Epidemic Disease COVID-19 Regulation 2020 and Disaster Management Act 2005, that area of Shiva Enclave has been declared as containment zone which is enclosed by lane number seven of Shiva temple to the east, lane number four of Bharat Vihar to the west, the road of Housing Development to the north and the main gate and gate number two of Shri Guru Ram Rai School to the south. The said area will remain under the complete lockdown for the minimum period of 14 days and DM has instructed all the officers concerned to provide all the necessary items and services to the locals during this period. The DM said that if anyone is found violating the rules in the containment zone, legal actions will be taken against them.
Meanwhile, after receiving the complaints of several locals regarding the illegal slaughtering of animals in Dehradun, a team of the officials of the district administration and local police raided the areas of Paltan Bazaar, Majra and Macchi Bazaar where the fine was imposed on three people apart from cases being lodged under provisions of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Food Safety and Standards Act. Action was also taken against two illegally operating meat sellers in Vikasnagar under Food Safety and Standards Act.
Thursday, 30 April 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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