New Delhi: The Odisha government on Saturday issued Unlock guidelines in view of Covid-19 for the month of February. As per the order issued by the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), marriages and funeral-related gatherings are allowed with a ceiling of 500 persons.Also Read - Omicron in Community Transmission Stage in India, Dominant Strain in Metro Cities, Confirms Govt Body

In closed spaces, a maximum of 50 per cent of the hall capacity will be allowed subject to the ceiling, the order said. Also Read - Are Cloth Masks Really Helpful? Health Experts Answer

Anganwadi centres would start functioning from February 1, it said. Large gatherings and congregations shall continue to be prohibited across the state. Also Read - Yoga Tips: 6 Asanas to Recover From Covid 19 And Build Immunity

Social, religious, political, sports, entertainment, academic and cultural functions and gatherings shall be allowed with a ceiling of 500 persons.

In open spaces, keeping the size of the ground/open space in the view, an appropriate number of persons will be allowed, within the ceiling prescribed, so as to ensure the maintenance of the physical distancing norms.