- CNM Reporter
In order to curb the spread of Covid-19, District Collector, Dr. Dr. Narasimhugari T L Reddy IAS issued updated containment zones and regulations in Kozhikode.
Words declared as Containment Zones:
Wards 3,4,7,9,12,13,16,25,50,60 in Kozhikode Corporation Ward 10,13, Ward 3 in Arikkulam Grama Panchayat, Ward 13 in Balussery Grama Panchayat, Ward 13 in Chorode Grama Panchayat and Ward 10,5 in Kadalundi Grama Panchayat ,
Ward 13 in Kavilumpara Grama Panchayat, Ward 15 in Kizhakkoth Grama Panchayat, Ward 20 in Kodancherry Grama Panchayat, Wards 1,3,13 in Kodiyathoor Grama Panchayat, Ward 6 in Koothali Grama Panchayat, Ward 7 in Kottur Grama Panchayat, Wards 3,4 in Kuruvattoor Grama Panchayat and Wards 1,7,12 in Koodaranji Grama Panchayat. , Ward 12,13 in Madavoor Grama Panchayat, Ward 12 in Naduvannur Grama Panchayat, Ward 8 in Nanmand Grama Panchayat, Ward 19 in Onchiyam Grama Panchayat, Ward 5 in Payyoli Municipality, Ward 7 in Purameri Grama Panchayat,
Ward 15 in Thalakulathur Grama Panchayat, Ward 14 in Thikkodi Grama Panchayat, Ward 6,21 in Unnikulam Grama Panchayat and Ward 12 in Vanimel Grama Panchayat.
Offices related to Covid prevention activities, Health Department, Police, Home-Guard, Fire and Rescue, Excise, Revenue Divisional Office, Taluk Office, Village Office, Treasury, KSEB, Water Authority, Milk Procurement and Distribution, LPG Distribution, Local Governments, Public Distribution Department, ATMs and Akshaya Centers may be opened in containment zones.
The District Construction Center, Public Works Department and Irrigation Department have been exempted from the Containment Zone for carrying out disaster management activities without any hindrance. Employees of these departments are required to show their official identity card to the concerned inspection officer and obtain a travel permit. Nationalized Banks and Co-operative Banks operate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 50% or less of the population.
Food and essentials outlets and shops, including bakeries, can operate from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The delivery time of parcels in hotels will be from 8 am to 8 pm.
The ban does not apply to vehicles of health department employees who come for inspection. Traffic on public access roads in the containment zone was banned. Passengers traveling on National – State Highways should not park anywhere in the Cantonment Zone. Travel in the containment zone other than emergency medical care from 7pm to 5am is strictly prohibited . Those residing in the above mentioned Containment Zone can seek the help of Ward RRTs if they need essentials from outside the ward.
District Police Chief is to take necessary steps to strengthen police surveillance in the Containment Zone.
It was also suggested to strengthen the monitoring of the local body health department in the cantonment zone.
The District Collector said that strict action will be taken against violators under sections 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act 2005 and sections 188,269 of the Indian Penal Code.