Ganjam: Amid a threat posed by the spread of a new Covid-19 strain discovered in UK, the Ganjam district administration has asked the government employees posted in the district have been “not to leave/move out of headquarters without permission”.
This has been informed by Ganjam Collector Vijay Amrut Kulange.
Besides, picnic and tourist spots across the district will be under close vigil in order to avoid the congregation of a large crowd.
Earlier, the Odisha government has asked district administrations in the state to keep active surveillance on who returned from United Kingdom (UK) in the last 14 days (from 7 December) for coronavirus containment.
In view of the new virus, Odisha Health and Family welfare department has also issued guidance for sample collection, storage, and transport for genome sequencing of the new strain SARS-CoV-2.