Bhubaneswar: Rural Development Minister Susanta Singh has tested positive for COVID-19.
The BJD leader tweeted on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, but is stable now.
I have tested positive for Corona and I am stable now. Those who have came in contact with me recently are requested to stay isolated and get tested.
— Susanta Singh (@SusantaSingh11) August 17, 2020
Singh also advised those who had come in contact with him, to undergo COVID-19 test and stay in home isolation.
Earlier, Salepur MLA Prasant Behera, Remuna MLA Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida, Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak, Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari, Polasara MLA Srikant Sahu and Khandapada MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik had tested positive for the virus.