Pradeep Kumar Jena

Odisha govt issues Covid guidelines for August

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday issued Covid unlock guidelines for August month.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said night curfew will continue from 8 pm till 6 am across Odisha during the month of August.

The weekend shutdown will continue in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, and Puri cities. Shops and markets will remain open across the state till 8 pm.

Public places like Nandankanan Zoological park and indoor water parks will be allowed to reopen, said the SRC.

Cinema halls will be reopened in the state with 50% capacity while malls will be allowed to function with a limited number of entrants. Public to be allowed to beaches and parks, said the SRC.

Govt has banned social, cultural, religious & political gatherings. Restrictions will continue on the conduct of exhibitions & meals.