In an official order issued by BeMC Commissioner J Sonal on July 18, residents of BeMC area and those visiting the city have been advised to wear face masks appropriately while in public places.
"I have got reports from a few schools in the past few days where parents have informed about their child testing positive. The Education Department will tomorrow (Friday) issue guidelines to schools in this regard," Sisodia added.
According to the guidelines, all the passengers will show self-declaration form on arrival at the airport. The passengers found to be symptomatic during screening will be immediately isolated and taken to medical facility under health protocol.
The situation turned ugly after they started manhandling and abusing each other which triggered the clash.
The available data from other countries suggests that the disease caused by the Omicron variant is less severe. However, there is a need for careful watch, as the current wave evolves, the ministry said.
The guidelines were reviewed by a group of experts in view of the current surge that is mainly attributed to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which is also a variant of concern.
As per the guidelines of the SEC, either the candidate or one proposer can enter the election officer's office and maintain proper social distancing while filing the nomination papers. Only one vehicle is allowed for the purpose of filing a nomination.
As per the new guidelines, Covid-19 patients showing mild symptoms without shortness of breath and hypoxia are required to observe home isolation.
In the guidelines issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), it has been stated, “The State is now passing through a critical stage of Covid-19 pandemic due to resurgence of Covid-19 in some parts of the State and it is necessary to strictly adhere to Covid-19 safety protocols for containment of spread of the infection.”
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Monday issued a slew of new regulations to decentralise markets and Haat areas to reduce crowding of people amid a sharp surge in the cases of COVID-19 in the State Capital city.
However, medical and nursing colleges may continue to function normally.
In view Omicron variant of Covid-19, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has issued revised state-wise travel guidelines to ensure safety of passengers.
The carriers have been operating 85 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic services since September 18, according to the ministry's order.
As per the latest notification, the presence of a maximum of 50 persons will be allowed in functions related to marriage, death rituals and thread ceremonies in Bhubaneswar.
The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Kumar Jena on Tuesday announced the COVID unlock guidelines for the month of September.
The Odisha government should also consider the lifting of weekend shutdown restrictions (Saturdays and Sundays) which are presently enforced in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Puri, Traders Association said.
Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar is all set to throw open its gates for devotees from September 1. The temple trust on Friday announced a set of guidelines for the visitors.
While schools in Odisha are set to reopen for physical classes from July 26th, a decision regarding resumption of hostel facilities at the educational institutions is yet to be taken. Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that a decision with regard to reopening hostels of Adarsha Vidyalayas and other institutions with hostel facilities will be taken in due course of time.
The administration of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a stern warning to the authorities of all offices, both private and Government, in the State capital city to mandatorily ensure that their staff should strictly follow COVID-appropriate behaviour.
The passengers deboarding at Bhubaneswar shall have to produce RTPCR negative report or Rapid Antigen test negative report which need to be obtained 48 hours prior to landing at Bhubaneswar