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Saharsa : Saharsa District Administration on April 7, 2021, declared Gandhi Path, New Colony, D B Road, and Kayasth Tola, of Saharsa Town,  as Containment Zones (CZs) in view of spurt in Covid-19 cases in the district particularly areas falling under Nagar Parishad.

Announcing this at a presser at Vikas Bhavan Conference Hall on April 7, 2021, Saharsa DM Kaushal Kumar said that the number of Covid-19 patients had climbed to 88 in the district with Nagar Parishad, Saharsa, areas accounting for majority of the cases. All such areas under Nagar Parishad have been declared Containment Zones, DM Kaushal Kumar said. The DM said that the district had successfully tackled Covid-19 threat last year too. The district administration has already ordered for checking use of masks at 33 places in the district.

The DM urged the people not go out of their houses without wearing mask. So far only less than 2 % people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the district, the DM said and added that the facility for the same is available at many places. The DM has asked all the Mukhiyas to inform the nearest health centres if people living outside come to any village. Three Covid-19 cases have been reported from Simri Bakhtiyarpur and one from Mahishi, DM Kumar said. Banma Itahari village has also reported Covid cases.

SDO Sadar Shambhunath Jha, Civil Surgeon Dr Awadhesh Kumar, DPM Vinay Ranjan, DPRO Dilip Kumar Deo were also present at the press conference.