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Odisha issues new unlock-3 guidelines

Bhubaneswar: After Centre released its Unlock 3 guidelines, the Odisha government on Friday came up with detailed norms for the reopening of activities. These guidelines will be applicable till August 31.

Citing that it is complex to balance between Unlocking while maintaining restrictions to prevent COVID19 spread, Odisha Chief Secretary said “we have to reopen further to normalise economic activity & livelihoods”

Speaking at a press meet, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena said complete lockdown will continue in containment zone areas in the State while the night curfew from 9 PM to 5 AM will remain in force all across the State till August 31.

-Temples and religious places will remain closed for public till August 31.

-Cinema hall and theatres will also remain shut till August 31

-No teaching activities will be allowed in schools & colleges August 31

-Weekend shutdown to continue in Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Cuttack districts & Rourkela Municipal Corporation area till August 31

-On the weekend of August 1-2, Shutdown to be from 1PM onwards

-Yoga centres, gyms to open from August 5 (detailed guidelines to be issued)

-No restrictions on inter-state movement of goods

-Congregation restricted in marriages to 50 persons, while no more than 20 persons will be allowed in funerals

-State Govt offices to operate with 50% staff

In order to ensure that people follow COVID19 norms strictly, the state government has increased the penalties in case of violations.

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