Bhubaneswar:14/5/2): As per the direction of Hon’ble CM Shri Naveen Pattnaik steps are being taken to start COVID19 testing facility in Balangir, Koraput and Baripada Medical College & Hospital.
Through District Administration, State Government facilitated movement of 9287 guest workers from Odisha to their home States. They were primarily from West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.
Quarantine centers have been prepared in all Panchayats as a remarkable containment measure against COVID-19
In each quarantine center, the inmates are provided with daily necessary items, balance diet, regular health check-up, Yoga and exercise facilities.
State Government is helping migrant workers by making arrangements for their transportation from border to border. Odia brothers and sisters are returning to Odisha every day since 3rd May. So far, 1,00,030 Odias have returned to Odisha by train/bus and other vehicles.