Khordha, Aug 11: The Khordha Sub-Collector has declared 3-day shutdown in Chilika-Banpur blocks and the Balugaon-Banpur NACs in view of rise in COVID-19 cases in the areas.
The shutdown will be enforced from August 11, 7 pm to August 14, 7pm.
All government and private institutions will remain closed during the three-day shutdown.
The Sub-Collector has urged all residents to stay home and follow the COVID-19 norms.
During the shutdown, various teams have been formed by the block and NAC administrations to provide essential supplies and medicine.
So far, 248 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the areas. Among them, 25 are corona warriors. Two people have been killed due to deadly virus including one corona warrior.