Bhubaneswar: Almost after a week’s gap, three persons tested corona positive in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, taking the affected tally in Odisha to 212.
The I & PR Department in a tweet identified them as a 36-year-old man from Mancheswar, 34-year-old-man from VSS Nagar and 67-year-old from Surya Nagar.
4th Health Update, 7th May
Three positive cases in Bhubaneswar
M 36 yr Male, Mancheswar
M 34 yr Male, VSS Nagar
M 67 yr Male Suryanagar
Contact tracing and followup action is being done.
Total Case: 212
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 7, 2020
Contact tracing and follow-up action are being carried out, it added.
Surya Nagar had earlier reported seven cases and was also declared a containment zone for active surveillance and contract tracing.
The last positive case in the Odisha capital was reported on April 28 after a gap of 14 days and the 77-year-old from Madhusudan Nagar had died of COVID-19 on Tuesday (May 5). With two deaths and 32 having recovered from the disease, Bhubaneswar now has 16 active cases.