Shutdown imposed in a gram panchayat of Digapahandi block to contain COVID-19

28/05/2020 at 9:18 PM

Ganjam, May 28: The Digapahandi block administration on Thursday imposed a week-long shutdown at Choudhry Tikarapada gram panchayat under the block of Ganjam district as a preventive measure of COVID-19.

“The shutdown was imposed in the gram panchayat after coronavirus positive cases were found at a quarantine center in several villages under the GP, where migrants from Maharashtra have been lodged at,” informed the Digapahandi executive magistrate and Tehsildar.

The local BDO Hahadhar Sabar, COVID-19 nodal officer Rajkishore Nayak, Chikiti SDPO Surendra Nath Murmu, and K Nuagon IIC Madhabananda Nayak have urged the local residents not to step out during the shutdown period.

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