Coronavirus: 48-hour shutdown extended to Cuttack city


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has extended the 48-hour shutdown to Cuttack city after the 6th COVID19 positive case was detected in the city on Friday.

“In view of the fact that one resident of Cuttack has been found positive for Covid-19 Cuttack city is being included under Shut down for 48 hours from 8 PM from today till 8 PM of Sunday. We will use the time for aggressive contact tracing. Details will be released soon,” said a tweet of Odisha Chief Secretary.

Earlier, the Odisha government announced complete shutdown in Bhubaneswar city and Bhadrak town for 48 hours starting 8 pm on Friday to prevent community transmission of COVID-19.