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More areas declared containment zones

Shillong, Aug 1: More areas in East Khasi Hills and East Jaiñtia Hills have been declared as containment areas after detection of Covid-19 positive cases while three were lifted from the order in Shillong.
In East Khasi Hills, Deputy Commissioner Matsiewdor War Nongbri in an order on Saturday declared the buildings and compounds of Julie Kharmawphlang, Block D, Nongrimmaw, Shillong and Anil Toi, Lower New Colony, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, compounds of Abdul Bari and Sanisha Kharlukhi at Mawbah Barapathar, Shillong, Block II of Mawiong Rim from the building of Talas Massar to flower nursery, Block IV of Mawiong Rim from the building of M. R. Nongrum to H. Marwein and Block IV of Mawiong Rim from the house of G. Lyngdoh to the house of S. Nongrum, Laitkor Dongdaneng and Laitkor Rngi as containment areas.
The order states that no person and public are allowed to move into these containment areas and inhabitants within the containment areas also not allowed to move out, besides, all inhabitants within the containment areas are to strictly remain inside their homes.
Three areas which were earlier placed under containment areas have also been lifted in East Khasi Hills District after no new Covid-19 cases were detected in past few days.
The areas are Demsieniong, Assam Rifles Signal Unit, Nongsohphoh, Upper Mawprem and Lower Lachumiere, Hopkinson Road from Stephen Hall to Gold Gym.
Meanwhile, in East Jaiñtia Hills Deputy Commissioner FM Dopth declared Lad Rymbai area as containment area that includes Lad Rymbai- B, Lad Rymbai Datsimpein, Lad Rymbai Dongwah and Lad Rymbai Khliehdupon.