Four areas declared containment zones after reports of nine new COVID-19 positive cases in Churachandpur

Lamjang, Chengkonpang, Dorcas Veng and Rangkai village in Churachandpur have been declared containment zones..


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After the detection of nine new COVID-19 positive cases in Churachandpur, the district administration has declared four areas as containment zones on Tuesday. The areas included Lamjang, Chengkonpang, Dorcas Veng and Rangkai village.

The order issued by additional DC, Thanboi Gangte stated that any person, organisation or institution violating the containment measures should be deemed to have committed an offence punishable under Section 188 of IPC. It further stated that it is a must for the use of Aarogya Setu App by the residents and officials on duty at the four containment zones and install the application in their mobile phones immediately.

As per the reports from IDSP/CMO of Churachandpur, the district has a total of 52 active positive cases presently with 2,195 positive cases recorded so far with 48 deaths since May 16, 2020.

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First Published:April 27, 2021, 10:25 p.m.

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