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
The Odisha government on Saturday clarified that there will be no physical classroom teaching in any universities or colleges but only online classes will resume after the end of summer vacation next week.
Badasankha area in the pilgrim city on Wednesday witnessed uproarious scenes as shopkeepers scuffled with police after some cops reportedly thrashed a fruit seller and a local newsman.
Ganjam district collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday called upon the residents of the district to definitely get tested for Covid before organising or participating in marriage ceremonies.
Hand washing with soap and water must be advocated for at least 40 seconds instead of 20 seconds. And unnecessary touching of face, nose and eyes must be discouraged at all levels in all age groups.
Amid enforcement of lockdown restrictions, the Twin City Police has come down hard on Covid norm violators for breaking the regulations despite regular awareness by the authorities.
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Khordha: Concerned over the surge of COVID-19 cases in other States, the district administration of Khordha on Saturday night closed down a jatra party for staging shows without permission at Begunia. As per reports, a jatra party named Ranga Mahal was performing at Begunia when the police, after getting a complaint, played spoilsport and shut […]
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