588 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 588 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Odisha during the last 24 hours as the tally in the state mounted to 343856, official sources said today. Out of the 588 cases, 342 were detected in quarantine while 246 are local contact ones. A total of 25005 samples were tested in Odisha, yesterday. Highest number of cases were reported in Khordha as 105 fresh infections were detected in the district. Below are district-wise figures of the new COVID-19 cases: 1. Angul: 5 2. Balasore: 13 3.…

Odisha Cops Dancing, Celebrating Holi Inside Police Station

AchieversNews(6/4/2021): A video of cops dancing and celebrating Holi inside Panikoili police station in Odisha’s Jajpur district has surfaced on various social media platforms and gone viral. In the video, as many as four police personnel, including a woman cop, can be seen dancing inside the police station during Holi celebrations. Locals have expressed displeasure over the act of the cops and demanded action against them.

RT-PCR Test Report Must For Travelers Visiting Puri

AchieversNews(6/4/2021): To avoid the spread of COVID-19 in Puri amidst the resurgence in cases, the district Collector today made it mandatory that tourists visiting the pilgrim town from 12 states will have to show RT-PCR negative reports on their arrival. If the visitors fail to produce the negative report, they will have to undergo seven-day home isolation, informed district Collector Samarth Verma. The 12 highly infected states include Maharashtra, Karnataka, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, and Gujarat. “Enforcement of the order will be done at…

: Sundargarh Declares 3 Micro Containment Zones

AchieversNews(6/4/2021): Following detection of a large number of daily COVID-19 positive cases, the Sundargarh district administration today declared three micro containment zones in the district to check further spread of the virus. The three micro containment zones are Murkia Musalman Bastipara under Bandega Gram Panchayat (GP) with 19 positive cases, Bandega Ultudihi Fittingpara, Bastipara under Bandega GP with 24 positive cases and near Lulkidihi High School under Bandega GP with two positive cases.“To contain further transmission of COVID-19, it is necessary to make the locations as no access zones. The containment…