Bhubaneswar: The State capital city of Odisha reported the first COVID-19 positive case after a gap of 14 days today.
According to the Information & Public Relations Department (I & PR) of the State government, the new coronavirus patent (case no 119) is a resident of Bhubaneswar.
The I & PR Department said that the patient is a 77-year-old male of Madhusudan Nagar. He is a close relative of case no. 41.
Further contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, informed the department.
First Health Update, 29tth April, 2020
One positive in Bhubaneswar
77 Yrs Male
Close relative of Case No. 41
(Contact tracing and follow-up action is being done.)
Total Positive Case: 119
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) April 29, 2020
Bhubaneswar had reported the last coronavirus case on April 14 after four persons were tested positive for the virus on that day.
Find the district-wise tally of COVID-19 cases in the State.