Bhubaneswar: Testing of all staff for COVID-19 before getting posted on the frontline has been mandated by the Ganjam district administration.
Concerned Block Development Officers (BDOs) have been asked to coordinate accordingly. The official Twitter account of Ganjam Collector and District Magistrate posted the update.
Last few weeks have seen a steep rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths due to the deadly disease in Ganjam district. Of the total 13,737 cases detected in Odisha so far, 4147 are from Ganjam. Also, 43 deaths have occurred in the southern district, out of the State’s death toll of 70.
— Collector & District Magistrate, Ganjam (@Ganjam_Admin) July 13, 2020