Another Odisha Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain today tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister informed the same through a social media post.
Swain took to Twitter and said, “I have been tested positive for #Covid-19. Although I don’t have any symptoms I am at home isolation as advised by my doctor. I have requested all my staff and each one who came in contact to get them tested as soon as possible.”
Swain became the sixth Odisha Minister to be infected by the virus.
The State Women and Child Development Minister Tukuni Sahu also today confirmed that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Earlier, Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, Labour Minister Sushant Singh, Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo and Textiles and Handlooms Minister Padmini Dian had also been infected with the virus.
Moreover, several lawmakers of Odisha have also been infected by COVID-19.