Bhubaneswar, May 16: The Odisha Government on Sunday imposed a ban on shooting of films and television serials in view of Covid surge across the State.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has issued an order in this regard.
“Indoor and outdoor film and television serial related shooting is not allowed,” said an order issued by the SRC.
The ban is part of other state wide restrictions that are put in place to keep the rising number of Covid infections in check, officials said.
Notably, the Covid-19 positive cases continued to remain over 10,000 in the State since last few weeks.
Today, Odisha reported 11,732 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of Coronavirus cases of the State to 6,12,224, according to latest data of the State Health and Family Welfare Department.