Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal has tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said today.
This apart, Lal’s wife and four of his family members have also contracted the virus, sources added.
All of them have been admitted to the SUM COVID Hospital here for treatment while their condition was stated to be stable.
Those who came in contact with the couple recently have been advised to undergo COVID-19 test.
Hon’ble Governor and first lady have tested corona positive and have advised all who have come in close contact recently to get themselves tested.
— Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) November 2, 2020
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wished speedy recovery of the Governor and prayed for his good health.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) November 2, 2020