Nabarangpur, Aug 7: The Nabarangpur district administration today announced 3-day shutdown in district from August 8 to 10 viewing the rise in COVID-19 cases in the district.
Nabarangpur Collector Ajit Kumar Mishra imposed the shutdown from August, 5 am till August 10 midnight for containment of the spread of virus.
As per the order, all the non-essential activities and movement of vehicles and people will be restricted to prevent spread of the disease.
Only following activities will be allowed during the shutdown:
All medical establishments including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, including medicine stores. Movement of Ambulance and all medical personnel.
District / Block and Municipal Administration/Police/Fire Services.
Central & State Government officials on emergency duty.
Print and Electronic Media identified by District Police.
Water Supply, sanitation and sewerage workers.
Electricity supply and distribution.
Movement of goods and goods carriers, whether loaded or unloaded.
Industrial establishments, factories and construction activities.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Services and allied activities, including procurement at Mandis.
Service Sector industries including lT/lTeS, Hotel & Hospitality units.
Operation of hotels and hospitality units including their associated offices, movement of staff and associated personnel.
Road transport on highways, road movement of transiting vehicles.
Marriages and Funerals, with permission of District Authority.
Operation of Bus Station and their associated offices, movement of associated personnel and activities.
Home delivery of food, groceries, vegetables and essential items by restaurants.
Dhabas along National and State Highways/Major roads to takeaway only.
Further, in order to prevent spread of COVID-19, the Collector passed following orders under section 144 (1) of CrPC read with section 144(2) of CrPC prohibiting movement of individuals during the aforesaid shutdown:
No gathering of persons will be allowed in Nabarangpur district jurisdiction in any public or private places except gathering inside house or house premises.
Non-essential gatherings and assemblies such as seminars, workshops, and conferences are to be cancelled.
Social gatherings and assemblies like religious functions, marriage receptions, parties etc. shall not be conducted.
No Marriage BaraU Opera shows / and other functions shall be organized.
No Political rally / gathering for agitation should be conducted.
Any type of Kalyan Mandap shall not be permitted to any functions where public gathering possibilities.
AII the Hotels where people stay on regular basis coming from outside should keep all precautionary measures of COVID-19 like sanitizer and isolation room during the period.
Anybody with signs and symptoms like cough, fever or difficulty in breathing should call the district helpline No.06858-222459, Mobile No.9439988787, 9439988468/ District COVID Control Room No.06858-22243417077450077.
The Sub Divisional Magistrate, Nabarangpur/ Executive Magistrates, llC concerned are hereby directed to keep a close watch on gathering of individuals in their respective areas.
Rumor mongering, misinformation in social media will be dealt with very sternly.
A total number of 342 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the district cases.