Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi has tested positive for COVID-19, he informed in a tweet today.
Panigrahi urged those who came in contact with him during the last seven days to isolate themselves.
Mid March’20 onwards doing public & official works. Not missed a day. Tried hard during this pandemic people don’t feel alone & worked as desired by Hon’ble C.M. Finally Covid-19 caught hold of me. Who’re in my contacts in last 7days please isolate. Last pic y’day. @CMO_Odisha pic.twitter.com/bPHsKQLFE7
— Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi (@panigrahi_jp) September 7, 2020
Earlier, Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Minister Padmini Dian, Higher Education and Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo and Rural Development and Labour Minister Susanta Singh had also tested positive for the virus.