No Shutdown Extension Announcement In Cuttack City Yet, CMC Clears Air On Fake Message

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Cuttack: The government is constantly urging people to not spread or believe rumours related to coronavirus. It is continuously monitoring such messages flooding the social media platforms and pushing the culprit for spreading panic among the citizens. But this still isn’t stopping people from circulating misinformation on the social media platform.

According to the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), a message claiming to be a protocol from it on the extension of the shutdown is circulating widely on the platform.

The viral message states that CMC has extended the shutdown period. The message read “After reviewing the current situation, in addition to the order no. 5621 dated 4.7.2020, it is hereby ordered to shut down the entire Cuttack city (CMC area) till the midnight of 21.7.2020.

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Taking note of the report, the CMC said, there is no such official order extending the shutdown in Cuttack City and urged people no to believe the rumours.

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