Srikakulam To Observe Total Lockdown Today

25 Apr, 2021 14:19 IST|Sakshi Post

Srikakulam District authorities have officially announced a complete lockdown in the city on Sunday to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The district is being considered as a high-risk zone during the second wave.

The district has recorded 12,541 positive cases in just a span of 19 days between April 6 and 24. On an average, the total number of Covid cases in a day touched 660 which has raised alarm bells.

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The district officials had already announced partial lockdown in Srikakulam city from Monday to Saturday as business units, shops and other establishments are allowed to run only till 6 pm and a complete lockdown has been declared on Sunday.

District Collector J Nivas appealed to the people not to neglect fever, cold, cough and other symptoms and urged them to get tested for Covid-19. He also asked them to follow Covid-19 protocols like wearing masks, using sanitisers and maintain social distance.

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