Balasore: Two men aged 26 and 29 tested positive for COVID-19 in Balasore on Thursday. Both are Surat returnees and in quarantine, the I & PR department said in a tweet.
With this, the number of corona positive cases in the district has gone up to 27. Five among them have recovered from the disease.
Another sample tested positive in Jagatsinghpur, where four Surat returnees were found to have contracted the virus on Wednesday. The new patient is a 70-year-old man with travel history to West Bengal.
3rd Health Update, 7th May
One positive case in Jagatsinghpur
70 yr Male
(West Bengal returnee. Asymptomatic)
2 positive cases in Balasore
26 yr Male & 29 yr Male
(Surat returnees. In quarantine. Asymptomatic)
Total Positive Case: 209
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 7, 2020
The three new cases have taken total affected tally of Odisha to 209. While two persons have died, 62 have so far recovered from the disease in the state.