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Noida society in lockdown after person tests COVID-19 positive

Noida's Supertech Cape Town society has gone into temporary lockdown after another positive case of coronavirus was reported from the society. As per reports, the District Magistrate has asked for a sealing of the society till March 23.

Saurabh Srivastava Saurabh Srivastava
Noida Updated on: March 21, 2020 12:49 IST
Images of Noida's Supertech Cape Town society taken after

Images of Noida's Supertech Cape Town society taken after lockdown on Saturday. Photo was taken by a resident of the society Poonam Singh

Noida's Supertech Cape Town society has gone into lockdown after another positive case of coronavirus was reported from the society. As per reports, the Noida District Magistrate has asked for a sealing of the society till March 23. The person stays in Supertech Capetown in Noida Sector 74 and the district administration has announced a lockdown of the residential society, which has thousands of residents, from 10 am Saturday till 7 am on Monday for sanitisation, the officials said. "During this period nobody would be allowed to get in or go out of society except only in very essential cases. Everybody is requested to stay indoors," District Magistrate B N Singh stated in an order. A resident from the Supertech Capetown Society has sent photos of the residential area from the balcony (pic below) which showed the blockades. India TV spoke to one of the resident in the society who informed that strict ban has been put in place and no one is allowed to leave or enter the society for now.

"We are watching things from the balcony. The situation is bit worrisome but we hope that full care will be taken and administration will take all standard operating procedures," Poonam Singh told IndiaTvNews.com. Earlier, three residents from Sectors 100, 78 and 41 and one from Delhi been tested positive in Noida, according to officials. Uttar Pradesh has recorded 24 coronavirus positive cases, including one foreigner, while 258 such cases have been reported across India till Saturday morning, according to the Union Health Ministry. India Tv - DM's order to seal Noida society after COVID-19 positive case

DM's order to seal Noida society after COVID-19 positive case

 

Regional lockdowns have been put in place in several areas of the country as confirmed coronavirus cases have topped 250.  Section 144 has been imposed in several areas as India battles coronavirus, which has led to over 11,000 deaths worldwide.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a 'Janata Curfew' on Sunday as a measure to counter coronavirus. 

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