Bhubaneswar: The Union Health Ministry on Friday designated three districts as COVID19 red zones and six districts as orange zones in Odisha.
As per a list published by the Union Health Ministry the districts which have been identified as red zones are Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore.
Likewise, Khurda, Sundergarh, Kendrapara, Koraput, Dhenkanal and Kalahandi districts have been identified as orange zones by the Ministry.
In the the zonal classification which has been prepared by the Health Ministry, the rest 21 districts of Odisha have been declared as green zones.
The Union Health Minister has classified 733 districts across India into red, orange and green zones.