Sambalpur: The Fire Brigade office in Burla here has been sealed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, informed the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday. The office will be shut for seven days.
Following this,15 employees have been sent on quarantine as a precautionary measure. The SMC has already started contact tracing of the infected persons.
Worth mentioning, shutdown has been imposed in the five wards of Burla — Fandi Chhak, Gopabandhu Chhak, Board Colony, Telugu Pada, Gurudwara Colony, Contractor Colony, Gandhi Pada and Bhakti Mandap to contain the spread of deadly virus.