Bhubaneswar: One more COVID19 positive case has been detected in Odisha on Tuesday, informed the Health & Family Welfare Department.
The new positive case has been reported from Ganjam district, revealed the data shared by the health department in its website.
As per the Information & Public Relations Department, the patient is an 18-year-old male and is a Surat returnee.
First Health Update, 5th May
One positive in Ganjam
18 yr Male
(Surat returnee. In Govt quarantine)
Contact tracing and follow-up action is being done.
Tota Covid19 Positive Case :170
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 5, 2020
With today’s fresh case, the positive cases in Ganjam district rose to 3 and in the State now it stands at 170.
As per the Health & Family Welfare Department, a record number of 3535 RT-PCR tests were conducted in the State in the last 24 hours.
The cumulative tests now stand at 44663 out of which, 60 persons have recovered from the disease. Currently, there are 109 active cases in Odisha.
Here is the complete list of the districts of Odisha and the number of coronavirus cases they have till now.