Malkangiri: In view of the rise in COVID-19 cases in the district, the Malkangiri administration has ordered a stricter lockdown for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) under Malkangiri Municipality and Balimela NAC. The lockdown will be enforced from midnight of July 13 and will remain till July 19.
Malkangiri Collector cum District Magistrate Manish Agarwal passed the order for the stricter lockdown. Here are the stipulations:
1: No public transport services are permitted, except transport of all kinds to and from hospitals.
2: All shops and commercial establishments, officers and factories, workshops, godowns, etc. shall close their operations.
3: People are required to stay at home and come out only for basic services while strictly following social distancing guidelines issued earlier.
Here is the list of exceptions:
Manish Agarwal, Collector, Malkangiri