Bhubaneswar: As many as three persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha yesterday taking the tally to 82, Health & Family Welfare Department sources said today.
The three persons are from Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district and have travel history to Kolkata, informed district administration.
A record number of 2027 RT PCR tests were conducted yesterday in the state, the department said in a tweet. A total of 13775 such tests have been done in Odisha so far.
Here’s the tally of Bhadrak district so far:
- Positive cases- 11.
- Active cases- 9.
- Recovered- 2.
Record number of RTPCR tests were conducted yesterday.
We appreciate the dedication and hard work of all the microbiologists, technicians and other support staff of these laboratories.
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) April 22, 2020
With this, the number of active cases in the state stood at 51 while 30 persons have recovered.