Bhadrak: In a bid to eliminate the chances of community transfer of the deadly coronavirus, the Nilok panchayat under Banta block of Bhadrak district is under shutdown for 12-hours.
This has been announced by Sarpanch Ashok Kumar Mohanty. The shutdown will be effective from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Reportedly, locals of as many as 11 wards have not stepped out of their homes following the shutdown.
Reportedly, two coronavirus positive cases were detected in the block recently.