Jajpur Upstages Bhubaneswar With One More COVID-19 Positive Case

Bhubaneswar: The north Odisha district of Jajpur overtook Bhubaneswar with one more COVID-19 positive case from Bari block on Saturday afternoon.

In a tweet, the Health and Family Welfare Department said that a 62-year old asymptomatic man of Bari block has been tested positive for the virus. He has been kept in the government quarantine centre after his return from Kolkata

Earlier in the day, two men, 48 and 55 years old respectively, of Bari block of the district were tested positive.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 patients in Odisha has gone up to 156 of which Jajpur leads the tally with 48, followed by Bhubaneswar (47).

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