- Greater than 60 Covid warriors together with well being employees in Odisha have succumbed to coronavirus.
By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 11:57 PM IST
The Odisha authorities mentioned Monday that it’ll assemble Covid Warrior Memorial at a public park in Bhubaneswar in recognition of the sacrifice and companies of Covid warriors.
“Covid-19 is as soon as in a century pandemic. To be able to hold it within the reminiscence of individuals in addition to to recognise the sacrifice and companies rendered by the Covid warriors who’ve misplaced their lives preventing the pandemic, the federal government has determined to assemble a Covid Warrior Memorial,” wrote further chief secretary of well being division, PK Mohapatra mentioned.
In response to the choice, the state authorities would construct the Covid memorial on the Biju Patnaik Park in Bhubaneswar. Greater than 60 Covid warriors together with well being employees in Odisha have succumbed to coronavirus. 19.
The state authorities plans to inaugurate the memorial on August 15 this yr.
Final yr, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik had introduced that the martyr standing could be accorded to all well being personnel and different help companies who succumbed to Covid19. The state authorities additionally introduced ₹50 lakh ex-gratia to all well being personnel (personal and public) and members of all different help companies who died of Covid-19.
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