Bhubaneswar: A private coaching center in the city’s Jaydev Bihar was sealed on Monday for violating the Covid-19 guidelines.
The executive team of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken steps to curb the rising number of positive cases in the capital.
BMC sources said that the a coaching center will continue in various educational institutions in the city even today. All the Deputy Commissioners of the three zones of the Municipal Corporation have been asked to conduct raids and checks in their respective jurisdiction.
Meanwhile, a Plus-2 commerce student from BJB higher secondary school tested positive for the virus. Other students who come in close contact with infected students are advised to leave the home for up to a week.
The school authorities have decided to conduct RT-PCR test on other students.
BMC’s work is taking the same steps at another coaching center, which was sealed a week ago after a positive test of more than 20 students. Earlier, the Prime Management Institute, Xavier Institute of Management (XIM) was sealed after 45 students and faculty tested positive for the virus.
Meanwhile, Odisha today breached the 500 mark of the in the number of daily positive cases and 573 new infections have been reported in the last 24 hours. Khordha district The Daily reported the most on Spike 96.
Similarly, Sundargarh district is second in 80 new cases after Nuapada (60), Bargarh (43), Har Harsuguda (39), Angul (32), Cuttack (28) and Kalahandi (24).