Bhubaneswar: The number of COVID-19 infected BJD leaders has further gone up in Odisha with Laxmipur MLA Prabhu Jani testing positive for the virus.
As informed by Jani, he tested positive for the virus on Saturday.
The legislator advised people, who had come in contact with him, to undergo COVID test and stay under home isolation.
Apart from Jani, Anandpur MLA Bhagirathi Sethy, Khandapada MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Basudevpur MLA Bishnubrata Routray, Bhubaneswar North MLA Susant Rout, Bhubaneswar Central MLA Ananta Narayan Jena, Berhampur MLA Bikram Panda, Chandbali MLA Byomakesh Ray, former Badamba MLA Debi Prasad Mishra, Pottangi MLA Pritam Padhi, Bhadrak MLA Sanjib Mallick, Bari MLA Sunanda Das, Polasara MLa Srikant Sahu, Remuna MLA Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida, Jagatsinghpur MLA Prasanta Muduli, Selapur MLA Prasant Behera have tested positive for the virus.
Besides, three ministers – Susanta Singh, Arun Kumar Sahoo, Padmini Dian – and two MPs – Ramesh Majhi (Nabarangpur) and Manjulata Mandal (Bhadrak) have also been infected.