COVID-19: Work On Smart Janpath Project In Bhubaneswar Halted

Bhubaneswar: Work on the Smart Janpath project has been stalled as several staff and workers of the construction firm executing the project tested positive for COVID-19.

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) sources said work was stopped on July 22 after nine workers of the city-based RKD Constructions Private Limited were found infected with the virus. Subsequently, four more were found to be COVID-19 positive on July 24.

“All the 80 employees and workers of the firm are in quarantine now. After their quarantine period is over, we will wait for the government order to resume work,” said a senior official associated with the project.

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