Odisha’s first COVID-19 patient recovers, tests negative

Bhubaneswar: The first COVID-19 patient in Odisha has recovered and tested negative for the deadly virus, informed Health & Family Welfare Department today.

The 33-year-old youth from Bhubaneswar had a history of travelling to worst-hit country Italy. He had tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) after he reached home state on March 12. He was undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar.

With his recovery, the active cases of COVID-19 in Odisha now stand at three.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, the Health & Family Welfare Department wrote:

Earlier, the second person, who had tested positive for COVID-19, has been discharged from AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, after his recovery from the disease. He had traveled to the UK, where the virus has claimed over 2000 lives so far.

Also Read

Comments are closed.