2 Home Guards Test COVID-19 Positive In Odisha, Sonepur Reports 4 More Positives
Berhampur: Two homes guards of Polasara Police station in Ganjam district tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Both home guards were reportedly on duty at Jagannathpur Railway station and also at a temporary medical centre set up for quarantine of returning migrants to Odisha.
Two home guards as our frontline worriers of Polasara PS who wr engaged in duty at Jagannathpur railway station & TMCs r detected COVID19 positive & they hv bn undergoing treatment in Parala Maharaja COVID Hospital & TATA COVID Hospital, Sitalapali.Wishing them for quick recovery
— SP GANJAM (@sp_ganjam) May 27, 2020
Elsewhere, four new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sonepur, confirmed the district collector.
Of the four cases, two have been reported from Sonepur block and one each from Tarbha and Dunguripali blocks.
All the four persons were staying in quarantine centres and they have been shifted to Covid Health Centre, the collector informed through a tweet.
4 more positive cases have been detected today in Sonepur District. Two from Sonepur block, one each from Tarbha and Dunguripali. All were staying at TMC and are being shifted to Covid Health Centre. No need to panic
— Collector Subarnapur (@DM_Subarnapur) May 27, 2020
On May 19, a constable in the armed police reserve tested positive for COVID-19. It was the first case of a policeman getting infected with the virus in the State.
The police personnel (36), on his return from leave, was subjected to precautionary testing and found COVID-19 positive. He was asymptomatic and he had reportedly come in contact with a labourer from outside State.
(This is a breaking story and it will be updated)