The foreign national was admitted two days ago to the LNJP hospital which has been designated by the government as the nodal hospital for treatment of the infection.
In order to deal with the situation, Odisha government has already decided to keep a tab on foreign returnees as part of its measures to contain its spread.
“At all the main hospitals in the State, there are isolation beds. For serious patients, there are ICU beds as well,” informed Odisha Health Services Director Bijaya Mohapatra.
Currently, the premier health institute is prepared with a separate isolation ward and four ICU beds for the virus.
The viral disease, once centred to countries in central and west Africa, has now spread to countries that are not endemic to the virus.
More severe cases could become apparent if the virus spreads to more immunologically vulnerable groups like young children, pregnant women and the immunocompromised, Smallwood was quoted as saying.
The nation has set up specialised sites to identify cases and a laboratory where test results are available within 24 hours, he said.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Archana Srivastava sent Dr Sarfaraz from the district hospital to Bidhuna to collect the samples.
A resident of West Delhi, the patient was isolated at the Hospital around three days ago after he showed symptoms of the disease.
More than 16,000 cases have now been reported from 75 countries and there had been five deaths so far as a result of the outbreak.
Spain is monitoring eight men who it believes are infected, with tests being carried out to confirm the virus, Daily Mail reported.