Bhadrak: Dhamnagar Block Development Officer (BDO) has tested positive for COVID-19, Bhadrak Collector Gyana Das informed on Wednesday.
The district administration has started contact tracing of the infected officer.
BDO Dhamnagar has tested COVID +ve. We wish him speedy recovery.
— District Administration,Bhadrak (@DM_Bhadrak) September 9, 2020
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 tally in Bhadrak district has touched 3504 with an overnight addition of 46 new cases.
According to the district administration, the highest of 20 new cases have been reported from Tihidi block, followed by 13 from Bhadrak block, five from Basudevpur municipality, four from Bonth, three from Dhamnagar block, and one from Bhadrak municipality.
With nine deaths and 2687 recoveries, Bhadrak has 808 active cases at present.