Going by BBMP data, as of October 2, the city has 258 positive cases in Containment Zones, which include 29 apartments, 35 individuals and four hostels or PG quarters.
District Collector Navjyot Khosa said here on Monday.
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Belying the assuring data presented by the daily Covid-19 bulletin lately, the ground reality in Bengaluru presents a more worrisome picture.
The East Godavari district administration has announced 165 containment zones to curb the spread of Covid-19.
The BBMP officials said that three clusters of three cases each in the same building exist in some of the containment zones.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation notified 15 residential complexes in the city as micro-containment zones, highest in a day so far.
The city had 44 micro-containment zones on July 1, which increased to 60 by July 18.
He said no one from the building will be allowed to step outside till the micro-containment order is withdrawn. No outsider will be allowed to enter the building.
The district administration plans to reduce the containment zones to micro-containment zones to reinforce measures to restrain the spread of Covid-19.
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The City police have decided to ensure Covid safety protocol for personnel deployed to containment zones and other suspected superspread areas here.
Besides, Mission Shakti members have been asked to provide essential items to residents in the restricted zones.
To arrest further spread of coronavirus infection, the district administration has declared 13 areas as containment zones since Wednesday night.