Bhubaneswar: Chief Spokesperson of the Odisha government on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi on Wednesday said that the 29-year-old youth from Bhadrak district, who tested positive for the virus the previous day, had come in contact with seven persons.
“The fourth patient is a professional who worked in Dubai. He flew to Kolkata in an Emirates flight on March 18 and then took a taxi to the railway station. He was alone in the taxi. He then boarded the S-11 coach of East Coast Express for Bhadrak the same day,” Bagchi said.
The youth then took an auto home and stayed in isolation. “His swab samples were collected for test on March 30 and the results was received the following day,” he added.
He said 610 test reports was received on Wednesday and the total number of positive cases in the state remained at four.
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