Bhubaneswar: Khandapada MLA and editor of Odia vernacular daily ‘Sambad’ Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Patnaik said that he had undergone COVID test and the report was found to be positive.
ମୁଁ ଆଜି କରୋନା ପଜିଟିଭ ହେଇଥିବା କଥା ଜଣା ପଡ଼ିଛି । ମୁଁ ସୁସ୍ଥ ଅଛି । ଗତ ସପ୍ତାହରେ ମୋ ସଂସ୍ପର୍ଶରେ ଆସିଥିବା ବନ୍ଧୁମାନଙ୍କୁ ଡାକ୍ତରୀ ପରାମର୍ଶ ନେବାପାଇଁ ଅନୁରୋଧ କରୁଛି ।
— Soumya Ranjan Patnaik (@SoumyaSambad) August 11, 2020
Stating that his condition is stable, he has requested his friends, who had met him last week, to seek the advice of doctors.