In an attempt to contain the second wave of the coronavirus spread in Odisha, the imposition of weekend shutdown continued across the State.
According to reports, civic authorities and police are ensuring strict enforcement of Covid-19 norms. Stringent actions are being taken against the violators.
A thick blanket of security has been put in place during the observance of the 48-hour weekend shutdown in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
However, all the essential services including hospitals, nursing homes, medicine stores, grocery shops and milk booths are allowed to function as usual during the shutdown.
Here are few pictures of the strict enforcement of Covid-19 norms during the shutdown at various urban areas across Odisha: