Bhubaneswar: A truck driver from Mumbai tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha after a road mishap, official sources said today.
The 42-year-old man sustained injuries in a road accident in the state and was admitted to AIIMS-Bhubaneswar. He later tested positive for the virus, sources said.
However, the case will not be added to the COVID-19 tally of Odisha and counted in the state of Maharashtra, sources added.
5th Health Update, 8th May
One positive case
42 yr Male, Mumbai
He is a Truck driver of Mumbai. Met with a road accident in Odisha. Admitted in AIIMS, BBSR and Tested Positive. This case will be counted in the State of Maharastra.
Total Positive Case: 270
— I & PR Department, Odisha (@IPR_Odisha) May 8, 2020