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Odisha in LockDown to prevent spreading of Covid-19(CoronaVirus)

LockDown from tomorrow

7 am of March 22th

to

9 pm of March 29th 2020

 

 

Odisha in near-total lock down: 8 towns and 5 districts shut till March 29 to stop spread of CoronaVirus

 

Khurda, Ganjam, Cuttack, Angul and Kendrapada, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Bhadrak, Puri, Jajpur Road, Jajpur Town, and Rourkela will be in a lockdown till March 29 in the wake of the novel CoronaVirus.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thirteen places will be in lockdown from 7 am of March 22 to 9 pm of March 29
  • Airports, railway stations, bus stands and essential services have been exempted
  • Odisha in India has become first state to go for lockdown

 

Odisha government ordered for a lockdown of eight towns and five districts including Cuttack and state’s capital Bhubaneswar in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, outbreak.

These districts are Khurda, Ganjam, Cuttack, Angul and Kendrapada, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Bhadrak, Puri, Jajpur Road, Jajpur Town, and Rourkela.

These 13 places will be in a lockdown from 7 am of March 22 to 9 pm of March 29.

A press release from Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said, ‘To knockdown Covid-19, Naveen Patnaik locks down 40 per cent of Odisha including state capital for a week.’

Airports, railway stations, bus stands and essential services have been exempted.

Odisha in India has become the first state to go for a lockdown to contain spread of the novel coronavirus.

Two positive cases of the novel corona virus were reported in Odisha and both have foreign travel history.

 

Courtesy: https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/odisha-lockdown-districts-march-29-contain-spread-coronavirus-1658204-2020-03-21