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Covid cases detected from Cuncolim industrial

GOA: With several Covid cases being detected from the Cuncolim industrial estate, demand for declaring it a containment zone is gaining ground. Locals alleged that two industrial units in the estate from which 30 cases have been reported altogether, have violated the closure order issued by the South Goa district collector.

Councillor of the Cuncolim Municipal Council, Shashank Dessai, told reporters that following a spike in Covid cases in the industrial estate, locals had approached the authorities following which South Goa collector Ajit Roy, on July 8, issued closure orders to Global Ispat Pvt Ltd and Indo Spirit Beverages Pvt Ltd under provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

The South Goa collector had ordered closure of three industrial units in all, one at Verna, and two at Cuncolim, for a period of 14 days, in three separate orders.

The News 24 Goa