Face masks made mandatory in Bhubaneswar; check BCM advisory

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made it compulsory for people to wear a face mask in public places in the city.

The BMC has issued an advisory in this regard.

As per the advisory, All citizens residing within BMC area as well as outside citizens coming to BMC area or present in BMC area shall have to wear mask appropriately while moving out and while in public places. All citizens have to maintain social distancing of 2 meters among themselves at all times while in public places.

Besides, All Malls/Shop/Store Owners have been asked to ensure social distancing about 2 Mts within their premises. The responsibility of maintenance of social distancing lies with the Owner of the premises.

Citizens have been advised to maintain hand hygiene frequently and observe appropriate coughing/sneezing etiquette at all times.

“Citizens are advised to refrain from spitting in public places. The CEO/Managers/Head of the offices of Govt as well as Private offices shall ensure that their employees are observing COVID appropriate behaviour mentioned above in their office premises. Any violations on the above-mentioned aspect will attract penal provisions of the Odisha,” read the advisory.