Bhubaneswar: Number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha mounted to 128 as three persons of Jajpur district tested positive for the virus yesterday, Health and Family Welfare Department sources said today.
The three have been identified as a 18-year-old girl and a 56-year-old man of Katikata containment area in the district (both are West Bengal returnee and came in contact with earlier positive case in the district) and a 65-year-old man (asymptomatic) who is Kolkata returnee and was under quarantine, Information & Public Relations Department said.
A total of 2588 samples were tested in the state yesterday while nine of those tested positive for COVID-19. With this, the number of active cases in the state rose to 88 while 39 patients have recovered so far, sources said.
Here’s district-wise tally of COVID-19 cases in the state: