Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has restricted the entry of devotees inside all religious places in the Millennium City, to keep the COVID-19 infection at bay.
According to reports, no devotees will be allowed inside any religious institutions like Temples, Mosques, Gurudwara, Churchs, etc until further order by the civic body.
However, the rituals of the deities will continue as per the schedules by the priests and staffs. They have been directed to wear masks appropriately at all times.
Earlier today, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation also restricted the entry of devotees to any religious places in view of a spike in COVID-19 positive cases in the State Capital.