Berhampur: After the Twin City and Sambalpur, Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has made mask-wearing mandatory at public places in the city keeping in view the spurt in COVID-19 cases.
As per the fresh guidelines, people must wear face mask at public places like markets, religious sites, open gyms and parks. Shopkeepers have been directed to put up signboard with ‘No Mask No Entry’ and ‘No Mask No Goods’ written on it.
Besides, fuel refiling stations have been asked not to sell fuel to customers not wearing mask appropriately. The owners have been instructed to put proper signage for information of all.
“People are advised to follow the COVID safety norms, including social distancing and mask-wearing at public places to keep the virus at bay. Any violation of the order will attract penalty under the provisions of Odisha COVID-19 Regulations and amendments made time to time,” the BeMC said in its order.