Coronavirus scare: 78233 persons return to Odisha from other states


Bhubaneswar: A total number of 78233 persons have come from other states to different districts of Odisha amid the scare of coronavirus, said an official on Wednesday.

A maximum of 11,084 persons have come to Ganjam district while to Balasore 6442 persons have come. 4448 and 4306 persons have come to Kalahandi and Phulbani district respectively.

Keeping in view the health condition of the persons returning from outside, the Sarpanchas of GPs have been instructed earlier to motivate these people how to go for self-quarantine voluntarily for 14 days at their residence.

Panchayat Samitis and District authorities have been instructed similarly.

Veterinary Services have been included in the establishments providing essential services and will be excluded from the restrictions during lockdown period.