COVID-19: Ganjam Admn announces shutdown with relaxation to fetch essentials

Berhampur:  In view of the spike in multiple COVID-19 positive cases in the state in the last 24 hours, the Ganjam district administration today announced complete shutdown with relaxation for five hours a day.

Issuing the order, Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today said that complete shutdown will remain in force in the entire district from 12 noon to 7 am the next day. People will be allowed to collect essential items between 7 am and 12 noon everyday.

Here’s are the following restrictions:

  1. Essential Service will be available from 7 AM to 12 Noon 2.
  2. Persons will be allowed to purchase essential needs without motorcycle
  3. Complete shut down after 12 Noon to 7 AM. No person shall be outside home after 12 Noon to next day 7 AM.
  4. No motor cycle will be allowed now at any cost on road.
  5. Vegetables & grocery will be sold in a decentralised mode and 100% door to door delivery of vegetables & grocery will be made through carts.
  6. For normal health issues no motor cycle will be allowed. Tahasildar & IIC will examine in case of medical emergency if any arises.
  7. Medicine Stores will supply orders over phone. Medicine Shop will be selectively allowed. Drug Inspectors & EOs of ULBs to take a call in this regard. Minimum distance between medicine shop will be 100 metre.
  8. 100 % teleconsultation with closure of OPDs. Only Emergency ward will operate & all private hospitals should be ready with COVID corner. This need to be checked by Tehsildars.
  9. Senior citizens those who are coming outside for walking purpose must be shifted to institutional quarantine if ignoring the direction.
  10. Universal covering of face whoever is outside home and use of mask for indoors too those who are suffering from Flu and are on symptomatic treatment.
  11. Strict Police patrolling and whoever seems to violate the law will be put into a quarantine facility. If anyone not following home quarantine then that person must be shifted to institutional

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