Coronavirus scare: Odisha to lock down 5 dists, several cities, towns from March 22 to 29

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of coronavirus threat , the Odisha Government has decided to lock down five districts and other prominent cities  from March 22 to  March 29, 2020.

Five districts of the state  which will be completely locked down include– Khorda, Cuttack,  Angul, Ganjam and Kendrapara.

Besides eight major cities and towns will face lock down during the period. These are: Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Puri, Jajpur Road and Jajpur Town.

Tenure of the lock down will start from 7 AM of March 22 Sunday to 9 PM of  March 29, 2020.

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik urged people of Odisha to obey the above restriction that has been imposed keeping in view  of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

As per reports, the lock down has been ordered for these five districts as these districts have the highest number of people who have recently returned from corona affected foreign countries.

However, during the lock down period, the entities offering essential and emergency services like hospitals, clinics, medical shops, grocery shops, restaurants (only takeaways, home deliveries) vegetables, meat and milk shops/ bread and bakery, Railways, Bus stands, Airports and public transport will remain opened. Besides, administration, police, health, fire, ODRAF, electricity, water, municipal services, banks, ATMs, petrol pumps shall remain open.

 
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5 Comments
  1. dhananjay Mohanty says

    Dear sir
    How about private coming , It still running .

  2. SOUMITRA says

    Everything is open. hospitals, clinics, medical shops, grocery shops, restaurants, vegetables, meat and milk shops/ bread and bakery, Railways, Bus stands, Airports and public transport will remain opened. Besides, administration, police, health, fire, ODRAF, electricity, water, municipal services, banks, ATMs, petrol pumps shall remain open. So where is lockdown?

  3. Sourav says

    Private company like steel plant are still running what to do sir

  4. Anand panda says

    Sir Really appreciate your vision and care of your people of odisha. You’re a exemplary to CM s of other states .
    One kind request please close the trains like konark express and other trains for few days.

  5. Sambit Mohanty says

    In our village side side every shops are open and there is no lockdown like situation…..
    Please help us….send police force to Pattamumdai Gangarampur.

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