Bhubaneswar: Six more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of positive cases in the State to 169, the Information & Public Relations Dept said on Monday.
Of the six new cases, four are from Jajpur district and two from Bhadrak district, it added saying that all of them had recently returned from Kolkata.
2nd Health Update, 4th May
2 Positive cases in Bhadrak
45 yr Male & 55 yr Male
4 Positive cases in Jajpur:
M 48 yr Male, 55 yr Male 60 yr Male & 62 yr Male.
(All Kolkata returnees. All in quarantine)
Contact tracing & followup action is being done.
Total Positive Case:169
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 4, 2020
Earlier in the day, a 29 -year-old female of Rourkela was tested positive for COVID-19.
As of now, 169 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in the State. One person died of the diseases while 60 patients infected with the virus were discharged from hospitals post treatment.
There were 108 active COVID-19 cases in the State, when the last reports came in.