COVID-19 : Former BJD MP’s House In Bhubaneswar Under Quarantine

Bhubaneswar: A Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) notice of ‘Home Under Quarantine’ was found pasted on the house of former BJD MP Nagendra Kumar Pradhan on Sunday.


His residence at Madhusudan Nagar in Unit IV here is under quarantine from April 12 to April 25.  Outsiders are barred from entering the house of the former Parliamentarian, who was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014 from Sambalpur constituency.

Three COVID-19 cases have been detected in this area. A 45-year-old man and his two close contacts have tested positive for the virus in Unit IV.

Bhubaneswar with 42 of the total 55 cases in Odisha, is slowly turning into a potential COVID-19 hotspot. So far, one person has died and 13 have recovered from the infection in the state.

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