Bhubaneswar, May 26 (Local Wire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said that the opening of flights and trains to the state is likely to pose new challenges for the state.
In an address to the people he said, “With opening up of flights and railways the coming 15 days to a month will be more challenging but I am sure we will handle the same in a professional manner with a human face,”
He also said that the state has taken several special measures to give a good fight to Coronavirus in the state.
He also said that from the learning from the past few months the state will now redefine its strategies.
He said, “As I always say it’s a long drawn fight and so far we have handled it well and we are restrategising our approach based on new learnings.
The efforts to do small certification courses for persons in quarantine will help us handle the situation even more efficiently in future,”
The CM also said that it empowered its administration to take steps as per local needs.
He said, “We have tuned our basic mandatory quarantine period on par with ICMR recommendations.
At the same time empowered collectors to further extend institutional quarantine on a need based manner in the overall interest of containing COVID spread.”