Bhubaneswar:6/4/20: As many as 1888 samples were tested for COVID-19 in Odisha so far out of which 39 were positive, informed Odisha Government’s Chief Spokesperson for COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi. Addressing the regular press briefing at Geeta Govinda Sadan here today, Bagchi said that two persons have been cured and discharged from the hospital and there are 37 active cases in the state.
Out of the total active cases, 31 cases of coronavirus have been detected in Bhubaneswar, three persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Bhadrak, one each in Cuttack, Kalahandi, and Jajpur, said Bagchi.
This apart, 87 persons are under hospital isolation in different hospitals across the state, he added. Till Monday morning, 12,76,732 persons in 208 countries and 2 ships have been affected by COVID-19 and 69,545 deaths have been reported. In India, 4,067 persons have been infected by a coronavirus and 109 persons have lost their lives due to COVID-19, he said.