Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday withdrew containment restrictions from Bomikhal, Satya Nagar and Surya Nagar.
However, active surveillance in these areas will continue for the next 7 days, as a measure
of precaution, a BMC notification said.
Following a spike in positive cases in the Odisha capital, five localities – Bomikhal, Satya Nagar and Surya Nagar, Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia – were declared as containment zones.
Bomikhal was declared as containment zone on April 3 and similar orders were issued for Surya Nagar on April 7 and the restrictions were later modified on April 15.
On April 13, the restriction were removed from Sundarpada and Jadupur-Begunia.
No positive cases have been reported in corona hotspot Bhubaneswar since April 15, when four persons were detected with the infection. The city so far has reported 46 cases from Bomikhal, Surya Nagar, Satya Nagar, Badagada, Bharatpur, Saheed Nagar, Kapila Prasad, Unit V, Unit IV, Mahisakhal, BJB Nagar and Jharpada.
Among them, 21 have fully recovered from the disease.