Will Odisha government consider unlocking the capital city in the next phase? CBK Mohanty, the chief of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) on Tuesday (July 27) said that cases in Odisha are currently fluctuating and this trend is likely to continue, however, a decision to unlock Bhubaneswar will only be taken if the situation is feasible.
The DMET Chief emphasized that the capital city has the most number of mobile population which results in a high number of COVID-19 infections. Mohanty said that even though local contact cases in Bhubaneswar are low, it is not the only parameter required to go ahead with unlock. He said that a decision can only be taken after taking all necessary parameters into consideration.
Published: Diptiranjita Patra
Last updated: 28 July 2021, 09:51 AM IST
As per SBI report, in the pandemic backdrop, the rural debt is projected to more than double nationally. Coincidentally, debt-enriched rural Odisha had been third in country where rural caseload was around 80 percent