DC Peren informs on sealing of houses in Ahthibung Town
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS has informed on 18th August, 2020 that in view of the detection of COVID-19 Positive cases in Ahthibung Sub-Division and to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the houses in Ahthibung Town listed below are hereby sealed with immediate effect till further order:
House no. 93 (C Block)
House no. 08 (C Block)
House no. 53 (C Block)
House no. 43 (C Block)
House no. 41 (B Block)
The DC also directed the Medical Department to immediately commence contact tracing and other medical protocols as per the laid down SOPs.
The Order also stated that the sealed area shall be cordoned off and all persons within the sealed area are advised to follow all safety precautions such as wearing of masks, frequently washing hands and maintenance of physical distancing.
Any person found violating this Order will be liable to be prosecuted as per the provisions of Sec. 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides legal action under Sec. 188 of the IPC.