Odisha News | Odisha Revises Quarantine Norms For West Bengal Returnees, Check Details | today |

Odisha News | Odisha Revises Quarantine Norms For West Bengal Returnees, Check Details | today |

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday revised its earlier order regarding the quarantine of people coming from West Bengal and brought in certain relaxations.

According to the latest notification issued by the Special Relief Commissioner, those who have received two doses of vaccines or have negative (-ve) RT-PCR test reports will now have to undergo home quarantine for seven days instead of 14 days.

“Any person(s) who has been successfully vaccinated (two doses) and produces a certificate to the effect or tested negative (-ve) in RTPCR test (report to be produced) within 48 hours before entering Odisha, may be allowed home quarantine for 7 days instead of 14 days,” the SRC letter stated.

If there is no suitable facility for home quarantine, the returnee may opt for institutional or paid quarantine in identified facilities for seven days.

Odisha Revises Quarantine Norms

“However, in case of non-compliance of the Covid protocols and home quarantine guidelines issued by Union and Odisha Health department, such persons shall be quarantined in institutional facilities for 7 days,” the letter added.

The SRC further added that people coming on emergency works related to Covid-19 management by government and private hospitals as well as those coming in connection with election duty as per the orders of ECI or Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha are exempted from the restrictions.

“However, such persons shall strictly follow appropriate Covid-19 protocols and shall perform minimum necessary travel as would be required to perform the task for which he/ she has been drafted for and not unnecessarily move around,” the SRC said.

All other stipulations laid down in the earlier order will remain same and any person violating these measures will be liable to be proceeded against in accordance with the provisions of Section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and Regulations issued there under besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC and other legal provisions as applicable.


Elephant Attack Kills 4 In Odisha | today news | odisha news| 2021

Bargarh: As many as four persons were trampled to death by wild tuskers in different areas of the State on Wednesday.

According to reports, three persons including an elderly man were killed by marauding jumbos while attending call of nature at Umarad village under Gaisilet Block in Bargarh district in the wee hours today.

The deceased have been identified as Mal Seth (50), Biranchi Kumbhar (60) and Natha Pali (70).

Tension gripped the area following the incident. The police and forest officials rushed to the spot after they were informed about the incident by villagers. Police have registered a case and launched further investigation.

In another similar incident, a farmer fell prey to a pachyderm at Darlipali village under Loisingha police station in Bolangir district. The deceased has been identified as Biranchi Sahu.

According to reports, Sahu went to the agriculture field in the morning. Noticing, a group of pachyderms reportedly attacked and trampled him to death.

Local villagers who are in a state of panic have demanded monetary compensation for the hapless family. However till the latest reports came in, forest personnel and police officials had not reached the place.

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It may be noted that wild elephants frequently go on a rampage in the villages in these districts damaging crops and attacking villagers.