Coronavirus: Odisha govt issues toll-free numbers


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Health department has issued toll-free numbers and set up control rooms in view of the novel Coronavirus.

The toll-free numbers are 0674-2390466 and 9439994857.

Health secretary Nikunja Dhal on Sunday held a meeting with medical, public health experts and Bhubaneswar airport authorities to review the arrangements for screening, isolation, and treatment in view of Coronavirus outbreak in various parts of the country.

He also visited the State Control Room and Capital Hospital to inspect the arrangements made in view of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Health Department urged all citizens to observe personal hygiene without any panic.

The department asked that persons with travel history to China during the last one month and flu like symptoms must use mask and report to the nearest DHH/CHC for screening.

Meanwhile, Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda has made a special arrangement to screen air passengers arriving at the airport.