Bhubaneswar: Emphasising on the need to create awareness about coronavirus (COVID-19) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with State Assembly Speaker SN Patro and legislators washed hands with soap on the premises of the Assembly.
Earlier in the day, a meeting held at the conference hall of the Assembly where the Speaker emphasized on creating massive awareness about coronavirus. Health Minister Naba Das said about the preparedness of the State government for any health related emergency situation.
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said cleanliness and social distancing will help tackle the COVID-19. Health Secretary Nikunja Dhal in a presentation told the meeting about the COVID-19 and the precautionary measures taken by the State government.