Bhubaneswar:30/4/20: The total coronavirus cases in Odisha rose to 128 after three more persons were tested positive with COVID-19 in the State today.
As per the data shared by the Health and Family Welfare, all the three new cases have been detected in Jajpur district. As per reports, all the three persons hail from Jajpur and has West Bengal link. Reportedly, a 18-year-old Female & 56-year-old Male, In Katikata containment area, Jajpur had came in contact with an earlier coronavirus positive case. Another, 65-year-old male, who has returned from Kolkata, was detected to be Asymptomatic. He is currently under quarantine. While several measures are being taken by the Odisha government to contain the virus, district administrations are on their toes as they launch contact tracing.
Seven people, including six with recent travel history to West Bengal, tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 125, officials said.
Of the new cases, three were reported from Balasore district and one each from Bhubaneswar in Khurda district, Keonjhar, Deogarh and Jharsuguda, they said.