20 new #COVID19 positive cases reported in #Odisha; 17 new cases in #Ganjam, 3 in #Mayurbhanj, Total cases in state at 205

Bhubaneswar: 20 new COVID19 positive cases reported in  Odisha; Total positive cases at 205 . 17 fresh COVID19 cases detected in Ganjam & 3 cases reported from Mayurbhanj district. As per the latest data of the State Health & Family Welfare Department.

Now total positive cases in Ganjam district reached at 21. With the cases from Mayurbhanj, the infection spreads to 18 districts. This is the highest single day spike of Covid-19 positive cases in the state. All are Surat returnees. All were in quarantine.

Samples tested on Wednesday: 3060, cumulative: 50,514  .

Ganjam District administration request all people to stay away from quarantine centre. Returnees are coming from hot spot area. “We request all people to stay away from quarantine centre. Returnees are coming from hot spot area. We are taking care of them in proper way. Only authorised person can have entry in quarantine centre/TMC. Follow social distancing strictly,” says Ganjam  District administration .