COVID-19: Section 144 imposed in Odisha’s 5 districts


Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been imposed in Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, Bhadrak, and Mayurbhanj districts in view of COVID-19 in Odisha.The state reported its first case on Sunday, a student who returned from Italy tested positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile, World Health Organization (WHO) reported 1,67,515 confirmed cases of deadly coronavirus and 6606 deaths globally so far.