Four Police Station areas out of Containment Zone

After the review meeting of the District Disaster Management Authority held on Friday, the Udaipur District Administration issued a notice stating that 4 Police Station areas under Udaipur Municipal Corporation including Sukher, Goverdhan Vilas, Savina and Pratap Nagar are declared as Out of Containment Zone.


Containment Zone in Udaipur

However, the remaining areas under the municipal corporation would continue to be in the containment zone for another week i.e. until May 29, 2020.

Further, with the mentioned police station areas declared as out of the containment zone, the localities falling under these areas would be given conditional relaxation as per the Lockdown 4.0 guidelines.

This will allow the shops, salons and offices to open within the time limit of 7 am to 7 pm. Restaurants and sweet shops can be open for home delivery.

However, the guideline does not allow the malls, schools, coaching institute, movie halls, religious places to open for public in any of area. Besides the selling of Paan, Gutkha, Taboccoo items are also prohibited everywhere.

As per the guideline, people above 65 years of age, kids below 10 years of age, pregnant ladies and persons with poor health conditions will also not come out except for an emergency purpose.

Notably, with the sudden rise in corona positive cases, the District Administration of Udaipur had declared the entire municipal area of Udaipur as a Containment Zone on May 8, 2020.


Udaipur City declared as Containment Zone

The District Magistrate issued late-night order to declare Udaipur city as a Containment Zone. The order came late in the night after the city witnessed an explosion in the number of positive cases for novel coronavirus on the evening of May 8.

Udaipur Containment Zone

The city recorded the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases yesterday taking the total number of cases to 100.

After the 30-year-old home guard was tested positive for COVID 19 on May 6, the department did the screening and sampling all the people who came in contact with the primary infected in UIT and Kanji Ka Hata.

With 5 of the city police stations already under curfew, the administration decided to clamp down with a containment order for the entire city, rather than establishing curfew in additional areas.

As per the order, Udaipur city will be treated as a containment zone from 12 pm on May 9. Meanwhile, all the will permissions and relaxation given to the people would be lifted back.

What is the Containment Zone?

All activities barring essential services such as medical emergencies and law enforcement would not be allowed in these areas. There shall be stricter perimeter control in the area of the containment zones to ensure that there is no unchecked inward/ outward movement of population from these zones.