Odisha govt issues Coronavirus advisory

Coronavirus positive cases rise to 39 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Coronavirus positive cases increased to 39 in Odisha as 16 more cases were reported on Sunday, said the Health Department.

“16 more COVID positive cases confirmed in Bhubaneswar,” tweeted the Health department.

A total of 18 cases were reported in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

Earlier on Sunday, two COVID19 positive cases were detected in Bhubaneswar.

“About 15 of the new cases detected today belong to Bomikhal which has been sealed. Cluster containment has been put in place and house to house survey is going on. All suspects and contacts shall be isolated and tested. Citizens are urged not to panic and stay indoors,” the Health department said.

With this, Bhubaneswar has reported 32 positive cases.

“People need not panic. It’s in a contained area of #Bhubaneswar with known contact. Sincere appeal – please don’t venture out and respect lockdown. Police will take very tough action on violators,” tweeted the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).

“There will be zero tolerance on violation of social distancing. Any violation of social distancing will attract criminal action. The concerned shop / market will be sealed. Earnest request to cooperate in our fight against #CoronaVirus,” the CMO said.