All passes issued to people in GB Nagar hotspots cancelled: DM

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    Noida, April 8 (IANS) Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj on Wednesday announced that passes issued by all departments to the residents of identified hotspots in the district stand cancelled except for health, police and sanitation workers.

    “1.Passes issued by all departments for those residing inside the hotspots stand cancelled (except for health, police and sanitation workers). 2. All departments have been directed to reassess passes issued for outside the hotspots and issue minimum required number only,” he said in a series of tweets.
    The District Magistrate announced these hotspots on Wednesday evening, which include 12 clusters, 10 epicentres and 34 localities in total.
    In Noida, entire Sectors 41, 27, 28, 44, 5, 8 and JJ Colony will be sealed as they have been identified as hotspots, as they show a concentration of cases and pose the threat of further spread of the virus.
    The Uttar Pradesh government announced the hotspots in 15 districts which will be sealed for more stringent enforcement of the lockdown.
    The hotspots also include Hyde Park, Sector 78, Supertech Cape Town, Sector 74, Lotus Boulevard, Sector 100, Alpha 1 in Greater Noida, Nirala Green Shire, Sector 2 in Greater Noida, Patwari village, Logix Blossom County, Sector 137, Noida, Paras Tierra and Wazidpur village.
    The other hotspots are ATS Dolce, Zeta 1, Greater Noida, Ace Golfshire Society, Sector 150, Omicron 3, Sector 3 in Greater Noida, Mehak Residency, Achega on Greater Noida, Jaypee Wish Town, Sector 128, Ghodi Bacheda village, Stellar MI Omicron 3 in Greater Noida, Palm Olympia, Gaur City -2 in Greater Noida West, Sector 22, Chaudha village, Grand Omaxe, Sector 93-B, and Designer Park, Sector 62.
    These areas will be sealed as per precautionary measures to contain the spread of novel coronavirus which has so far claimed four lives across Uttar Pradesh which has reported 343 confirmed cases.
    Curfew-like measures will be implemented in these hotspots while normal lockdown measures will be in place in other areas.

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