Assam: Guwahati faculty sealed, declared containment zone after trainer assessments constructive for COVID-19

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Assam faculty sealed for 7 days, premise declared containment zone

The Don Bosco Faculty, Guwahati has been sealed for seven days from Sunday after a trainer and one other one’s member of the family examined constructive for COVID-19, an official order stated. Kamrup Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu declared your complete faculty premises as a “containment zone” until February 27 to forestall additional unfold of coronavirus among the many instructing employees and college students.

Each the academics continued to take courses with out intimation to the authorities, sources stated.

“Any unauthorised entry and exit into the notified containment zone are barred for the following seven days. Any motion of any unauthorised particular person and automobile inside the notified space can be prohibited with speedy impact,” the order stated.

All of the academics of the college have been directed to be current on Monday for COVID-19 testing to be carried out by the Well being Division, it stated.

In the meantime, the Assam authorities issued one other order to withdraw necessary COVID-19 testing at airports and railway stations from March 1, owing to a decline in day by day constructive instances.

Nonetheless, the Well being and Household Welfare Division will proceed to keep up COVID-19 testing services at designated hospitals and any individual experiencing signs of the illness can get examined at these facilities, the order stated.

“The above measures will likely be reviewed in case there is a rise in COVID-19 instances or positivity charges,” it added.

(With PTI inputs)

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