State of Odisha under lockdown in view of COVID-19

The state of Odisha has been brought under a lockdown by the state government with effect from Tuesday. The advisory has been issued through the government spokesman. The advisory effects a total lockdown by which barring the essential services like Medical , banking, police, grocery shops, medical shops and vegetable and milk, rest  services in the state has to be stopped from today midnight.

Lockdown in New Zealand, borders closed

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced that the country’s borders will be closed to any visitors except citizens and residents due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes as the total number of COVID-19 cases the country climbed to 28, reports Xinhua news agency. The measures will come into effect from 11.59 p.m. on Thursday