Bhubaneswar: Rajya Sabha MP from Odisha Dr. Sasmit Patra has tested positive for COVID-19, the parliamentarian informed today.
The BJD leader has initiated home isolation as per COVID guidelines.
Patra urged those who came in contact with him during the last few days to undergo home isolation and self monitoring.
Dear all, this is to inform you that I have tested Positive for Covid-19 and initiating home isolation as per COVID guidelines. Requesting all whom I have been in contact with over last few days to undergo home isolation & self monitoring. We will defeat COVID together. Stay safe
— Dr. Sasmit Patra I ଡ଼ଃ ସସ୍ମିତ ପାତ୍ର (@sasmitpatra) September 29, 2020
Earlier, three Lok Sabha MPs– Suresh Pujari (Bargarh), Manjulata Mandal (Bhadrak) and Ramesh Majhi (Nabarangpur)– had contracted the virus.