Two minor girls among 48 COVID-19 cases in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: Two minor girls are among the 48 COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha, said the Health Department on Friday.

Both the minor girls are close relatives of state’s patient-42.

The travel history of last four COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha was revealed by the state government on Friday.

As per the Health Department, cases no. 46, 47 and 48 are a 37-year-old woman, 9-year-old girl and 5-year-old girl of Jharpada area in Bhubaneswar.

All of them are close relatives of case no.42 and tested positive for COVID-19 on April 9. They have been admitted to KIMS COVID Hospital here.

Case no. 45 is a 20-year-old youth of Golamunda in Kalahandi district. He came in contact with the first COVID-19 patient of the district, who had returned from Bahrain, on April 4.

He later tested positive for the virus on April 9. He has been admitted to Ashwini COVID Hospital in Cuttack.