Bhubaneswar: 4/10/20: The famous Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) opened its gates here on Sunday after being closed for close to six months amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
NZP Deputy Director Jayant Das informed that the zoo officials will be strictly adhering to COVID-19 guidelines including that of maintaining social distancing and wearing of face masks. He added that they will be taking special measures for proper sanitisation of the zoo premises. Only a fixed number of visitors will be allowed inside the zoo per day and any kind of congregation would be disallowed.
The zoo was shut in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic and was reopened today as per Unlock 5.0 guidelines.