Bhubaneswar, Sep 29: Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will launch a month-long awareness program on COVID-19 from Gandhi Jayanti (October 2).
BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to the state-level office bearers and organizational heads in this regard.
During the awareness drive party MLAs will distribute masks at panchayat level and sensitise people about the COVI19 guidelines and testing.
The Covid tally reached 2,15, 676 in the state with detection of the new cases.
As many as 1,81,481 persons have recovered from the disease so far and the state has now 33,314 active cases.