Berhampur : A 40-year-old man died in a quarantine centre in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Friday.
The deceased, a resident of Madhupali village under Polasara police limits in the district, had returned from Surat in a Special Train on May 6. Since then, he was in quarantine centre located at Sri Sri Gupteswar Bidyapeeth at Dunkapada.
The man breathed his last at around 2.30 PM when he was having his lunch at the quarantine centre. He was complaining of fever, sources said.
On being informed, Polasara police reached the spot and started investigation into the matter.
Ganjam has registered highest number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state . As many as 43 fresh positive cases were reported today taking the tally of positive cases in the district to 71.
Most of the COVID-19 infected persons in the district are Surat returnees.