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Odishatv Bureau

Bhadrak: An elderly migrant lodged in a quarantine centre in OdishasBhadrak district was found dead on Wednesday morning, an official said.

The deceased, identified as 65-year-old RadhashyamPani of Korkora gram panchayat, had returned from Kolkata on Tuesday, Additional District Magistrate (ADM) BhadrakShyamaBhakta Mishra said.

The man who was staying in a temporary quarantine centre of the village was found dead in his room, he said.

The swab samples of the man was supposed to be sent for COVID-19 test on Wednesday, the ADM said.

The exact reason for his death was not immediately known.

Family members said the man had diabetes and age-related health problems.

Earlier on June 1, a 40-year-old migrant worker who was lodged at a quarantine centre after his return from other state was found dead under mysterious circumstances outside the quarantine facility in Cuttack.

The body of the migrant worker was found lying outside Krushnapur High School quarantine centre under Badamba police limits of Cuttack district. His body was found lying near the boundary wall of the quarantine centre.

According to reports, the migrant worker identified as Brajabandhu Rana, who hailed from Krushnapur village, was staying at the quarantine centre since May 26 after returning from Mumbai.

(With Agency Inputs)

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