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Odisha : 404 cases registered for violation of COVID-19 regulations

Bhubaneswar:26/3/20: As many as 404 cases have been registered in Odisha for different violations of regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 during the last 48 hours.

Odisha governments Spokesman on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, informed this while addressing the regular press meet at Geeta Govinda Sadan here this evening.

Bagchi informed that out of 404 cases, 380 cases have been registered for violation of lockdown, 10 cases for violation of ‘Home Quarantine’ and 14 cases on other issues related to COVID-19.

He further informed that the veterinary services have been included in the list of essential services. District Fisheries Officers, Chief District Veterinary Officers and Urban Local Bodies are authorised to issue vehicle pass for personnel involved in the supply of milk, meat, egg, fish, livestock feed etc.

On the other hand, Bagchi said, “Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha had made an appeal to the people of Odisha to take a pledge ‘Mo Jeebana’ for their security and their family’s as well as to abide by the ‘lockdown’ rules sincerely.”

“In response to the CM’s request, 10 lakh people have taken this pledge and 3 lakh people out of them have sent the video of pledge taking to the Hon’ble Chief Minister through Social Media. While extending thanks to these people, Hon’ble Chief Minister has also wished more people to take the pledge,” Bagchi added.

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