Puri: The district administration here on Saturday declared a complete shutdown for 10 days in Danagahir village under Pipili block to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The complete shutdown came into effect from 7 am today and will remain in force till April 14 midnight.
The officials visited the affected area and declared it as a containment zone and sealed it in larger public interest. The area coming within the boundary of Danagahir Chhak, Jayapur Chhak and Jayapur Sasan Chhak has been declared as the containment zone.
Accordingly, public will be restricted from entering into and going out of the zone till April 14. All Government and private institutions in the area will remain closed.
Worth mentioning, a person of Danagohir village under Pipili block in the district was tested COVID-19 positive yesterday. He had attended the Nizamuddin event in Delhi last month.