Odisha’s 2nd coronavirus +ve found, a 19 yr-old male from Bhubaneswar, returned from UK
Bhubaneswar: On Thursday the second case of COVID 19 positive found in Odisha. As per updated report he is from Bhubaneswar. He had visited to the United Kingdom, which is also one of the Coronavirus affected countries at present.
As per latest report about the second case, the affected person is a 19 year old male. He had returned from the UK on March 18. He was identified coronavirus affected on March 19 and accordingly kept on isolation. His family members have also been kept in quarantine. He had come in contact with 46 persons. Out of them 43 people have been contacted and kept in isolation. The rest 3 people are yet to be found. However, 8 monitoring teams have been engaged to find the said three persons.
The above information was received from the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, Govt. of Odisha. Odisha Govt’s COVID 19 spokesperson Subroto Bagchi intimated about it in a presser today in Bhubaneswar.
Odisha reports its 2nd positive Coronavirus case
Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Thursday reported its second positive case of coronavirus infection.
Official sources said, the person who has been infected with the COVID 19 virus had travelled to affected country.
“Today 14 samples were tested at RMRC Bhubaneswar out of which one is positive for COVID2019,” the Department of Health and Family Welfare tweeted little while ago.
Today 14 samples were tested at RMRC Bhubaneswar out of which one is positive for #COVID2019
This is the second positive case in Odisha.
The second confirmed case has also a travel history to a COVID 19 affected country.
State Surveillance Unit has initiated contact tracing.
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) March 19, 2020
Earlier on March 15, the state reported its first coronavirus positive case. The 31-year old coronavirus infected patient has been admitted at the Capital Hospital here. His condition was reportedly stable and improving.