Cuttack: Twin City Commissionerate Police today intensified enforcement of Covid-19 guidelines in Cuttack city.
Several shops including the ‘Cake Shop’ at Buxi Bazaar found to be flouting Covid-19 guidelines have been sealed by the enforcement squads, police sources said.
Similarly, enforcement squads of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) too have sealed several shops including a medicine shop in Naya Sadak area for violating social distancing and other norms under Covid-19 guidelines issued by the State Government, the sources added.
Besides, several persons who were caught not wearing face covers/masks were fined by the police.
The decision to intensify enforcement of Covid-19 regulations was taken at a review meeting chaired by DGP Abhay yesterday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had recently during a review of the Covid-19 situation in the State while expressing concern over the rising number of Covid-19 cases his Bhubaneswar and Cuttack had pointed out that enforcement of Covid-19 regulations was slack in these cities and had asked the DGP to ensure strict enforcement.