Bhubaneswar: Jajpur district remained in the top of the chart in COVID-19 active cases in Odisha as two more persons tested positive for the deadly virus in the district today.
The infected persons with travel history to West Bengal included 48-yr-old male and 55-yr-old male, all from Bari Block.
Both the patients are Kolkata returnees and asymptomatic. They were kept under quarantine, informed Information & Public Relations Department. The contact tracing exercise is underway by the district administration.
With this, the tally of positive cases in Jajpur, which has been designated as Red zone by the Ministry of Home Affairs, reach 47 with 46 active cases followed by Balasore (17 active cases) and Khordha (16 active cases). With the rise of the number, the total count stands at 156 in Odisha.
Earlier in the day, five cases were detected from the district.