#Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced to lockdown till March 29 for 13 places across the state looking to the preventive to contain COVID-19 .
As per the Odisha Govt direction issued by Odisha CM, Complete lockdown from March 22 to 29 in Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam, Kendrapada, Angul districts and in towns of Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Jajpur Road and Jajpur Town, Bhadrak .
The following districts identified because of influx of Migrant and People came from Foreign Countries. These were the districts where 70% of the total 3200 Foreign Returnees are staying.
It includes 5 districts (Khurda, Ganjam, Cuttack, Kendrapara and Angul) besides 8 major towns -Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Rourkela, Bhadrak, Puri, Jajpur Road and Jajpur Town.
India has so far recorded 258 COVID-19 cases. Of these, 219 are Indians and 39 are foreign nationals.