2 MLAs among 136 test COVID positive ahead of monsoon session


Bhubaneswar: Two MLAs among 136 others tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly, informed official sources on Sunday.

Government Chief Whip Pramila Mallick and MLA Debi Prasad Mishra tested positive for Coronavirus.

Besides, some journalists and others including assembly staff have also tested positive for the virus.

Ahead of the assembly session, a total of 757 people had undergone RT-PCR test on the premises of Odisha Assembly on Saturday. The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly will begin on September 29.