Odisha allows movement of vehicles to vaccination centres, rail stations during lockdown

Odisha allows movement of vehicles to vaccination centres, rail stations during lockdown

Bhubaneswar, May 4 (PTI) The Odisha government on
Tuesday relaxed the norms imposed on the movement of vehicles
during the 14-day lockdown from May 5 and the weekend shutdown
to facilitate smooth movement of people for vaccination,
COVID-19 testing and certain other purposes.

As per an order issued by Chief Secretary SC
Mahapatra, vehicles can travel to and from one”s place of
residence to Covid testing centres, vaccination centres,
airport/railway stations, emergency medical requirements,
wedding, funeral/last rites etc.

The government has allowed plying of two-wheelers with
the rider only and four-wheelers, auto rickshaws and taxis
with the driver plus two passengers in the back seat for the
permitted purposes only during the lockdown period from May
5 to 19.

The earlier order had banned the movement of public
transport during the lockdown period.
“The city buses service provided by Capital Region
Urban Transport (CRUT) has also been allowed to operate with a
limited number of services to and from airport & railway
stations during the lockdown period,” the order issued on
Tuesday said.
The services will be operated with up to the seating
capacity of the bus only and no standing passengers are
allowed.

The government on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown
from May 5 to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the
state, an official order said.
“The lockdown is primarily aimed at restricting
movement of persons. Movement of goods and goods carriers will
not be affected by the lockdown,” the chief secretary had said
on Sunday.

The weekend shutdown in urban areas will also be in
force till May 15, had he said.

Under the shutdown, except for medical outlets and
hospitals, everything else remains closed.

Educational institutes, entertainment centres, places
of worship, sports complexes, gyms will be closed during the
lockdown. PTI COR AAM
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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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