The Odisha government on Saturday declared complete shutdown in Cuttack till July 8 amid rising COVID-19 cases .
All non-essential shops will be closed and non- essential travel prohibited, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) said in a notification.
Grocery, vegetable and milk shops can remain open from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., while strictly adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols.
Cuttack’s COVID-19 tally surged to 116, including 92 active cases.
Meanwhile, the Sambalpur district administration also announced a one-day shutdown on Sunday to contain further spread of the virus.
Restrictions will be imposed on vehicular movement and non-essential services.