Cuttack: Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha taking the total number of cases to six. While two persons have recuperated completely, the number of active cases in the State now stands at four.
The Odisha Health & Family Welfare Department took to Twitter to inform about the sixth COVID-19 positive case of the State detected in Cuttack with recent travel history to Delhi.
Earlier in the day, the patient-1 infected with coronavirus in Odisha was reportedly tested negative at Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar. The State Health Department informed that the patient has recovered and is completely healthy now. As per latest reports, he is being discharged from the hospital.
In another major development today, Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy today announced that a complete shutdown will be imposed in Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak town for 48 hours from 8 PM today as a precautionary measure to prevent any community transmission of COVID-19.
Later, a complete shutdown was also enforced in Cuttack for 48 hours from 8 PM tonight following detection of a positive COVID-19 case in the city.