Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure adherence to COVID-19 guidelines amid surge in infections, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today said a fine of Rs 500 will be imposed on the violators of the norms.
“Cases of Omicron variant of the virus are rising. People need to be more careful. Violation of COVID-19 guidelines will attract a penalty of Rs 500,” the civic body said.
The BMC urged citizens to wear masks while going outside, maintain a minimum distance of two metres from others at public places, and stay away from crowd.
କୋଭିଡ୍ର ନୂତନ ଭାରିଏଣ୍ଟ ଓମିକ୍ରନ ସଂକ୍ରମଣ ବଢିବାରେ ଲାଗିଛି। ଏଥିପାଇଁ ଆମକୁ ଅଧିକ ସତର୍କ ରହିବାକୁ ପଡିବ।
ଆପଣଙ୍କ ସତର୍କତା ହିଁ ଆପଣଙ୍କୁ କରୋନା ମହାମାରୀ ଠାରୁ ସୁରକ୍ଷିତ ରଖିବ। #Omicron #COVID19 #StaySafeStayHealthy pic.twitter.com/ccebYPZPaW
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) January 10, 2022