Odisha discontinues pasting poster on house of COVID-19 patients under home isolation

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today decided to discontinue pasting of posters in front of the houses of the COVID-19 positive patients under home isolation.

In a letter to all the Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM and PHOs, the Additional Chief Secretary H&FW Dept, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra said, “The number of COVID-19 positive cases is declining steadily across the state. It is now felt that identification of the houses of COVID-19 patients under Home Isolation by pasting of posters outside their houses is not a requirement anymore.”

“The practice of affixing of posters outside the COVID-19 positive patients under home isolation immediately may be discontinued,” said the ACS.