Bhubaneswar: Fourth COVID19 positive case in Odisha; 29 years old male of Bhadrak district with travel history to Dubai. This is informed by the Odisha Health & Family Welfare department.
Test was done at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. Health Secretary spoke to Collector Bhadrak and asked him to shift the patient to SCBMCH, isolate the close contacts and get them tested and trace all contacts as soon as possible. MD NHM is monitoring the follow up action.
“The fourth COVID patient did not have any symptoms. Hence people with travel history but no symptoms should not be complacent. They must follow home quarantine for two weeks and then self monitor their health condition for another two weeks,” said Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department.
Fourth COVID-19 confirmed case; 29 years old male of Bhadrak district with travel history to Dubai.
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) March 31, 2020
COVID-19 testing commenced in SCBMCH today.
Tested till yesterday: 473
Tested today: 137
RMRC: 119 (all negative)
AIIMS: 15 (1 positive)
SCB: 3 (all negative)
Total tested till date: 610
The three persons who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 in the state are currently in stable condition.