GHMC Declares 12 Containment Clusters In Hyderabad
These areas will be completely taken over by the authorities, and no vehicles or outsiders will be allowed inside them.
Hyderabad | 9th April 2020
The Telangana government has announced 15 areas which have been affected the worst by the coronavirus, as containment clusters. These areas will be completely taken over by the authorities, and no vehicles or outsiders will be allowed inside them.
Of the 15, 12 areas are located in the GHMC limits, and the remaining three are located in the Ranga Reddy and Medchal Malkajgiri districts of the state.
The 12 areas in the GHMC limits are Ramgopalpet, Shaikpet, Red Hills, Malakpet-Santosh Nagar, Chandrayangutta, Alwal, Moosapet, Kukatpally, Quthbullapur-Gajularamaram, Mayurinagar, Yousufguda and Chandanagar.
The three other areas that are located in the Ranga Reddy and the Medchal Malkajgiri districts are Balapur, Chegur and Turkapally.
GHMC Commissioner D S Lokesh Kumar visited the affected areas along with other officials of the city.
Authorities will conduct a door-to-door survey of all the houses in the containment clusters. If they come across with anybody suffering from Covid-19 symptoms, they will send them to a nearby hospital and keep them in either isolation centres or quarantine centres.
All the lanes and bylanes of the containment clusters will be completely disinfected, and the clusters will be completely barricaded.
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