Odisha's Tribal Heartlands Fight With Covid-19, Lack of Awareness Major Challenge For Local Admin
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Bhubaneswar, May 17 -- Baripada: As Odisha continues to fight the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic, protecting the tribals in the interior areas of the State from infection pose a tricky challenge for the local administration.
As per reports, Coronavirus has already reached the Dongoria Kondh tribal pockets in Niyamgiri, the Khadias in Similipal and Bondas in Malkangiri. And their reported non-cooperation with the district health officials in testing and tracing has put the local administration in a fix. It has triggered concerns over the infection spreading to other such tribal population in the State.
According to reports, while at least 12 people from Bonda tribe in Odisha's Malkangiri district have tested positive, as many as 20 ...
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