Baliguda, May 11: Tumudibandh of Kandhamal district will remain shut from May 11 to May 17.
Tumudibandh Sarpanch Mayanti Majhi has taken this decision in view of rising cases of Covid-19 in the locality.
Sources said, as many as 23 positive cases have been detected from Bazar, Budapada and Khari localities.
However, essential services, including healthcare services will be allowed to remain open.
All business and trade in the town will be stopped.The sarpanch has also warned of strict action against those are violating the guidelines.