Bhubaneswar: Bringing relaxations in the partial lockdown that has been extended till August 1, Odisha Government today allowed opening of gyms and salons throughout the state.
Announcing the fresh guidelines, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra said gyms, beauty parlours and spa will be allowed to operate in both Category- A and Category-B districts in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines.
Earlier, the services were not allowed in any of the districts to curb spread of the virus.
The 20 districts that come under Category-A are Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Balangir, Nuapada, Sonepur, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Boudh, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Angul, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar– have been classified .
Besides, 10 districts that are classified under Category-B are Khordha, Puri, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj.