With the opportunity of a second Covid-19 wave looming massive in Odisha resulting from onset of winter, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Company on Tuesday banned marriage processions within the Odisha capital and restricted attendance in marriage features to 100 and funerals to 50.
The rules launched by BMC stated kids under 10 years, outdated individuals, pregnant ladies and other people with co-morbidities shouldn’t attend marriage features whereas individuals with extreme acute respiratory sickness wouldn’t be allowed to such features.
The brand new tips got here on the day; Odisha reported 987 instances, the primary time in additional than three months when the day by day Covid-19 instances within the state dropped under 1,000. On July 20, Odisha had final reported lower than 1,000 instances. Odisha has now three.03 lakh Covid-19 instances of which 1507 have succumbed to the virus.
The state authorities has already banned burning of firecrackers until November-end and prolonged closure of faculties until finish of December.
Nevertheless, the day by day positivity price has now dropped under three per cent at the same time as greater than 43,000 exams are being finished day by day. The federal government is now planning to go for population-based testing technique to curb the unfold of the virus extra successfully.
Well being division officers stated whereas the testing technique until now was based mostly on the illness burden within the districts, it has been determined to conduct exams in proportion to the inhabitants of a specific space.