Bhubaneswar:27/4/20: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today clarified that lockdown restrictions will continue in Bhubaneswar to contain the spread of Covid-19.
“Only shops selling essential items have been allowed to stay open in areas under BMC jurisdiction. Besides, shops selling cement, rods, pipes, sand, bricks, and stone can also be opened, but transportation of these items can take place during night only,” said a BMC official.
The civic body also warned of stringent action against those who violate these rules. “As Bhubaneswar is still in hot spot/red zone category the lockdown status in Bhubaneswar will continue as such to contain the spread of the deadly virus till review of the situation,” added the official.