Bhubaneswar: The government of Odisha has announced lockdown from today till 9 PM on March 29 to stop the community spread of coronavirus in the state.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had urged people yesterday to stay at home and come out only for basic services. The lockdown will be applicable for 5 districts Khurdha, Cuttack, Ganjam, Kendrapada and Angul and 8 towns.

Odisha Government Orders Lockdown for 5 Districts