Bhubaneswar: Khandapada MLA and editor of ‘Sambad’ Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has tested positive for COVID-19.
Taking to Twitter, the legislator said he came to know today that he has tested positive for the virus. He further said that his condition is stable and advised those who had come in contact with him last week to consult doctors.
ମୁଁ ଆଜି କରୋନା ପଜିଟିଭ ହେଇଥିବା କଥା ଜଣା ପଡ଼ିଛି । ମୁଁ ସୁସ୍ଥ ଅଛି । ଗତ ସପ୍ତାହରେ ମୋ ସଂସ୍ପର୍ଶରେ ଆସିଥିବା ବନ୍ଧୁମାନଙ୍କୁ ଡାକ୍ତରୀ ପରାମର୍ଶ ନେବାପାଇଁ ଅନୁରୋଧ କରୁଛି ।
— Soumya Ranjan Patnaik (@SoumyaSambad) August 11, 2020
Earlier, Polasara MLA Srikant Sahu, Remuna MLA Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida and Salepur MLA Prasant Behera had tested COVID-19 positive.