Odisha reports one more COVID-19 positive case; count rises to 111

Bhubaneswar:  The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha mounted to 111 after one more person was diagnosed with the infection today.

The fresh case is a  34-year-old  male of Basudevpur in Jajpur district. He has travel history to Kolkata. The Information and Public Relation Department (I & PR) said contact tracing and followup action is underway.

With this, the total number of positive cases in Jajpur district rose to 19, including 18 active and one recovered. It is pertinent to mention here that Jajpur is the second most COVID-19 affected district in the state after Khordha, which has so far reported 46 cases.

Earlier in the day, seven positive cases were reported in the state, including six from Balasore and one from Koraput. Meanwhile, Odisha Government’s Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi today informed that 80 per cent of the total cases in the state are asymptomatic.

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