Daman. 15 persons were tested positive for COVID19 in Daman on Tuesday. Deputy Collector Nidhi Sarohe said that 20 COVID19 patients recovered on Tuesday and were discharged from COVID19 facility.
According to the Daman administration, Daman has 164 active cases, while 728 COVID19 patients have recovered so far. Nidhi Sarohe added that Daman district has 88 Containment Zones out of which 15 are in Dabhel, 7 in Kachigam, 4 in Duneta, 8 in Dalwada, 5 in Bhimpore, 4 in Devka, 44 in Nani Daman municipal area and 1 in Moti Daman municipal area.
On Tuesday, district administration declared Yusuf Manzil at Mota Shemawad in Nani Daman and Jitu ni Chawl at Luhar Falia in Moti Daman as Containment zones.
The Health Department said it will collect samples of people in the area and if necessary, also of workers living in the area. Sources said that the administration has asked all shops in the Containment Zone to remain closed till further orders. It is now necessary for the Daman administration and health department to take adequate measures to prevent the spread of the corona epidemic in Daman.