Dokum Colony and nearby areas declared containment zone

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: The whole area of Dokum Colony, upto the A Sector Christian Revival Church (CRC) in Naharlagun has been declared as a containment zone by the Itanagar capital region (ICR) administration after detection of several Covid-19 cases on Saturday.

The area extends from the Dokum Colony culvert point at Tadar Nikam to the helipad, the Sunday market and adjoining areas, the Si-Donyi ground and adjoining area/colonies upto the entry road to the helipad near the Tosum Hotel, and the colonies along the left side of NH 415 from the Tosum Hotel towards Nirjuli upto the A Sector CRC entry road.

All entry and exit have been sealed. The residents are not allowed to move out of the areas for a period of 28 days or unless permitted by the medical team under the ICR, read an order from the DA.

The residents will be tested for Covid-19, DC Komkar Dulom stated in the order.