Bhubaneswar: Odisha has extended partial lockdown to further check Covid-19 cases till July 16.
Night curfew will continue across entire state, while weekend shutdown will remain in only 10 districts where test positivity is more than 5%, media reports said.Also Read - Odisha: Govt Eases Covid Restrictions, Revises Night Curfew Timing; Allows Saraswati Puja in Schools
Twenty districts with test positivity rate below 5% (categorized A) will enjoy more relaxations compared to the rest 10 districts (category B). Weekend shutdown will continue in 10 Category B districts, while there will be no such curbs in Category A districts. Also Read - Odisha Shuts Colleges, Universities Barring Medical, Nursing Institutions. Detailed Guidelines Here
Bus transport will be allowed in Category A, but not in B. Shops will open from 6 am to 6 pm in Category A, while these will be allowed from 6 am to 2 pm in Category B districts. Also Read - Odisha Imposes Fresh Restrictions; Markets, Cinema Halls to Close at 9 PM Amid Omicron Cases