Volunteers face difficulties in limiting public movements in the red zone
The number of Covid-19 cases is increasing in Dhaka's Wari that has been marked as a red zone and locked down in order to control the virus spread there.
In the area, the cases sharply doubled in the seventh day of imposing strict restrictions on the public movement.
After testing around 150 samples, 45 cases were newly detected, with the total being 90, said representatives of the local council.
They said some 25-30 samples are collected every day from the temporary booth set up at the Wari Girls Govt Primary School.
After the detection of new cases, local representatives and Dhaka South City Corporation tightened the restriction in the area.
However, some people are breaching the lockdown guidelines, despite the virus ringing the alarm bell in Wari. They come out from homes without any emergency.
"Our volunteers are facing difficulties in stopping them from doing so and making them understand the importance of less movement," said Shahinur Begum, the local ward councillor (reserved seat).
She said the local council office has arranged everything necessary for the locals. From everyday essential food and goods to shopping, every necessity from the dwellers is being fulfilled.
Volunteers are there to help the people keep themselves indoors.
Besides, local administration, some non-government organisations and digital marketing companies are also working there in the needs of the residents.