Bhubaneswar10/5/20:: Odisha’s Angul has been categorized as Red Zone as the district reported as many as 13 COVID-19 cases, informed Collector Manoj Kumar Mohanty today.
As per official information, 11 Surat returnees, one Maharashtra returnee and a local tested positive for the virus. The returnees were kept at quarantine centers in the district.
Angul reported its maiden COVID-19 case and became the 20th affected district of the state. It is also the 5th district and 6th area of the state to be declared as Red Zone.
Earlier, Balasore district, Bhadrak district, Jajpur district, areas under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Ganjam district were categorized as Red Zone.
Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department today shared an infographic on COVID-19 status of the state.
As per available reports, Odisha’s tally of coronavirus positive cases reached 352 with 281 active cases. Besides, Odisha also recorded another COVID-19 death taking the toll to three, the top four districts in terms of number of Covid-19 cases are Ganjam, Jajpur, Khurda and Balasore.