Bhubaneswar: With steep surge in daily COVID-19 cases in Odisha, State Health & Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das tested positive for the deadly virus.
The minister informed it on his official Twitter handle today, urging people who have come in physical contact with him recently to undergo COVID test.
I was tested asymptomatic Covid positive yesterday and now in home isolation. I request all those who have come in physical contact with me in last 3 days to get themselves tested.#nabadasjsg
— Naba Kisore Das (@nabadasjsg) January 7, 2022
Today, Odisha reported 2703 fresh COVID cases with Khordha district registering the highest of 926 cases followed by Sundargarh district (454) in last 24 hours.