Bhubaneswar: The Office of Bhubaneswar DCP located at Vani Vihar Square was shut today for public after its many employees tested positive for COVID-19 in last 24 hours.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities sealed the DCP Office for a period of two days from January 4 to 5 to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.
The premises of the DCP Office will be sanitised with immediately by the Head of Office in adherence to guidelines issued by the State Government and Government of India, the BMC (south east zone) stated in a release today.
As per the guidelines, no one will be allowed to move into or from outside the premises of DCP Office during the period of sealing except authorised personnel of BMC.
The infectees have been directed to remain in isolation at their respective residences. If any positive case needs medical attention, the authorities of DCP Office are to intimate the same to the BMC.
Source said that multiple COVID cases have been detected at the DCP Office in Bhubaneswar after a big spike in single-day infections reported in Odisha in last 24 hours.
The State registered 680 daily COVID cases with the TPR 1.33% following testing conducted on Monday.