India, Sept. 7 -- Warning of a possible return of lockdown, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said people have to follow Covid-19 guidelines as the children are still unvaccinated. The chief minister's statement came after over thirty children in three schools of the state tested positive for Covid-19.

While reviewing the Covid-19 situation of the state, Patnaik said that from America to Kerala the Covid-19 cases are increasing in different places, therefore there is a need to follow the Covid guideline strictly.

"As the children have not been vaccinated yet, we have to be careful for them," he said, adding that the educational institutions would be held responsible if reports of negligence come to the fore. He also direct...