SunstarTV Bureau: With upturn of COVID cases creating alram among people for possible command of lockdown/night curfew in Odisha, the State Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) today concluded that no such decision has been taken yet.
Speaking to media persons, SRC Pradeep Jena said, “No decision has been taken on implementation of night curfew in Odisha.”He then expressing his concerns on emergence of the second wave of COVID-19 in Odisha and as well as some states of the country states that strict guidelines will be enforced in the State in coming days .
He further said that the State has already imposed restrictions on celebration of Dola and Holi festivals. The district administrations and SPs have been asked to strictly enforce the rules to restrict spread of the virus. “The virus still exists and it has made a comeback. We are on alert and have kept vigil on people visiting Odisha from high risk States. The air passengers are undergoing thermal screening at airports and the Sarpanches have been asked to share details of persons returning from various States,” Jena added.