Balugaon: The Khordha district administration today sealed a fish market on the bank of Chilika lake. The fish market has been sealed for seven days after a fish trader from the market tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 on Friday.
Also, Khordha Collector Sitanshu Kumar Rout ordered closure of two fish godowns and three ice factories owned by the fish trader with an aim to contain the spread of the virus.
Official sources said the district administration ordered no vehicle carrying fish would ply to and from Ganjam district. The restrictions will remain in force until further orders.
After Ganjam, a significant number of COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Khordha district. So far, a total of 1,865 persons in Khordha district tested positive for the virus.