The Rt value in Nuapada and Deogarh stood at over 1.5, when Kerala, the State saddling with the highest positive cases in the country, has a value of around 1.15 -1.16 (as per field epidemiology network study). Rt value up in Puri after Rathyatra
The State government has permitted bus services (inter-district) in the districts falling under category A. The bus services will not be allowed in category B districts as of now
The Odisha Government on Wednesday extended the partial lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of Covid infection in the State, till July 16 (6 am), informed the State Chief Secretary, Suresh Mohapatra.
Though the Covid-19 graphs in majority of districts in the State have waned, the situation is still far from satisfactory in some districts, especially in the coastal belts of Odisha.