Odisha becomes first insist to extend Covid-19 lockdown; sets April 30 as contemporary date

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The Covid-19 lockdown in Odisha will likely be extended till April 30, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday after a gathering of the insist cabinet. Odisha is the first insist to extend the lockdown earlier than High Minister Narendra Modi’s video convention to divulge regarding the lockdown extension.

In an announcement after the meeting, Patnaik acknowledged Odisha has also urged the Centre to stay put collectively and flight services and products to the insist till April 30. Faculties and academic institutions would remain closed till June 17, he acknowledged.

Per Union health ministry data, Odisha has reported 42 confirmed Covid-19 conditions up to now. One person has died within the insist attributable to coronavirus disease.

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On April 3, Bhubaneswar Municipal Company announced it is growing a “containment zone”, a with reference to rectangular location with 1.5 km dimension and 800 metre width that centred on a housing complex, the epicentre of the native outbreak with 18 sure conditions of coronavirus disease. On Twitter, the city’s municipal physique released a scheme showing a sunless dotted line alongside the busy Cuttack-Puri motorway indicating the contours of the zone which it acknowledged no person can enter or exit as long as the containment orders had been on.

With Odisha reporting its first loss of life attributable to Covid-19 on Tuesday when a 72-yr-ragged retired authorities servant died in AIIMS Bhubaneswar, the authorities own stepped up surveillance and checking out. After Surya Nagar and Bomikhal, the officials added Jadupur, Kapilaprasad, Sundarpada and within the extinguish Satya Nagar as conatinent zones.

Ten villages in Kendrapara district, a gram panchayat in Bhadrak district and a village in Jajpur district own also been declared as containment zones.

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