Angul: The district administration of Angul has decided to shutdown the entire district on Weekends. Addressing the public through a video message, Collector Manoj Kumar Mohanty said, “To check the spread of COVID-19 in the district and ensure public safety, we have decided to shutdown on weekends in the month of July.”
Angul witnessed the biggest spike in number of COVID-19 positive cases today. Till Thursday, the district’s tally was 72. However, the detection of 25 novel Coronavirus cases on Friday (July 3), pushed the total to 97.
“People might face some difficulty due to the shutdown. But we must remember that the decision has been taken in larger interest of public heatlh and safety. I urge everyone to cooperate with the district administration during the shutdown,” Mohanty added.