Keonjhar: To prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, a complete shutdown has been declared in three villages under Hatadihi Gram Panchayat of Keonjhar district.
The Sarpanch announced the shutdown today after three COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the area.
With announcement of the shutdown, public and vehicular movement have been strictly restricted in the three villages.
Worth mentioning Keonjhar district has so far reported 11 COVID-19 cases, including nine active cases. Three confirmed cases were reported from Hatadihi Panchayat this morning.
Earlier on May 13, Sarpanch of Markona Gram Panchayat in Balasore district had declared a 48-hour complete shutdown in the GP as a preventive measure of COVID-19.