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Little complacence might make Covid situation grave: CM


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said there should be no scope for complacency even as the number of positive cases due to Covid-19 is decreasing in the state.

Patnaik, through a video conference, reviewed Covid management in the state.

While saying that Odisha’s performance is consistently good in Covid management, the Chief Minister emphasised upon strict adherence of Covid protocol and extensive awareness drive, keeping in view the coming Puja season and consequent effect of winter season.

He advised the Collectors and SPs to strictly monitor the situation.

The Chief Minister, whiling citing example of Kerala after Onam festival and in some European countries on the spike of Covid infection, said that a little complacence might make the situation grave.

He advised the administration to remain alert and to concentrate on awareness and adherence of Covid guidelines.

The Chief Minister directed for implementation of projects related to large or middle Industries and MSME with coordinated effort to ensure benefit for the people of the state.

He directed extend adequate importance on livelihood programmes such as MGNREGS, Mission Shakti and Livelihood Mission.

He also advised to give priority on economic activities in all sectors like industries, mines, construction, services and transport and said that strict action will be initiated against any obstruction to economic activities.

The Chief Minister thanked the Covid Warriors from Police and Fire Services for donating 400 Units of Plasma till date.