Odisha announces 14-day LOCKDOWN in all districts

Bhubaneswar: In view of devastating COVID cases across Odisha in second wave of the pandemic, the State Government today announced 14-day lockdown in all 30 districts.

The lockdown will remain in force with effect from May 5 till May 19, 2021, informed the State Information & Public Relation Department today.

As per the order, strict restrictions will be enforced prohibiting movement of public and vehicles.

However, the residents can purchase essential items nearby their houses by walking upto only 500 metre distance between 6.00 AM and 12.00 PM.

There will be no restrictions on movement of vehicles or persons providing healthcare and essential services.

Besides, the weekend shutdown restrictions will remain in force in all urban areas on Saturdays and Sundays.

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