Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department on Friday informed that two more persons have been tested positive for COVID19 in Jajpur district.
The State I&PR Department informed that the two new cases are 55-year-old male from Birajapur and 75-year-old female from Katikata of the district. Both of them had come in contact with Kolkata returnees.
3rd Health Update, 1st May, 2020
Two New Positives in Jajpur
(Both in containment areas)
55 yrs Male, Birajapur
75 yrs Female, Katikata
Contact of Kolkata returnee
Total Positive Cases: 147
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 1, 2020
As per the Health department, the positive tally in the district rose to 38 with these two new cases while the State’s total positive number stood at 147.
Earlier today, three positive cases were detected from Balasore (1) and Bolangir (2) districts.