Hours after Odisha reported 18 new COVID-19 instances on Sunday, Naveen Patnaik warned other people of the state to strictly adhere to social distancing norms or face “prison motion”.
The entire collection of coronavirus instances in Odisha shot as much as 39 with Sunday’s additions — all from Bhubaneswar.
“There shall be 0 tolerance on violation of social distancing. Any violation of social distancing will draw in prison motion,” Mr Patnaik stated.
“The involved store markets shall be sealed. Earnest request to cooperate in our struggle towards coronavirus,” he wrote on Twitter.
The executive minister, alternatively, requested other people to not panic as the brand new COVID-19 instances have been reported from a contained house within the state capital.
“Other folks needn’t panic. It is in a contained house of #Bhubaneswar with recognized touch. Trustworthy attraction please don”t project out and appreciate lockdown. Police will take very difficult motion on violators,” he added.
Of the 39 COVID-19 instances within the state, 32 are from Bhubaneswar.