Bhubaneswar, : With the detection of the Omicron variant in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked the people to stay alert as he sought the cooperation of all to fight Covid-19.
“We have to stay alert as Omicron is spreading very fast. Wear masks and do not step out of homes if there is no emergency. We can and we will fight this wave with everyone’s cooperation,” said the Chief Minister.
A high-level meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra is scheduled to be held today to finalise strategies to deal with the new variant.