Lockdown extended in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has extended the lockdown on the second wave of Covid. Earlier, it was decided to impose a lockdown in the state till June 1. The government has decided to extend the restrictions for two weeks after June 1. The decision comes as the spread of the virus has not abated in some districts of eastern Odisha. The states of Delhi, Punjab, and Kerala had earlier decided to extend the lockdown. There are currently 94,293 Covid cases in Odisha. In the last 24 hours, 1086 new cases and 22 deaths were reported.