Bhubaneswar, July 31 -- Bhubaneswar: Amidst rising COVID-19 graph, district administrations in Bhadrak, Bargarh, Koraput have announced 48-hour shutdown from August 1 to contain the further spread of coronavirus.

As per a notification issued by Collector-cum-chairman district Disaster Management Authority, the shutdown restrictions in entire Bhadrak revenue district will come into effect from 5 AM of August 1 to 5 AM of August 3. During the shutdown period, all other activities/ institutions including all government offices in the district shall remain closed with the following exceptions:

-All medical establishments including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, movement of ambulances and hospital personnel

-Medicine stores to remain op...