With the detection of the new cases today, the total number of Omicron cases in the State jumped to 75.
Of the new Omicron cases, 5 positives have been linked to foreign travel history while 19 others are local contacts.
Five more persons have tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 taking the tally of the new variant of the virus to 14 in Odisha, informed the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) on Thursday.
The parents and family members of the returnee were tested for Covid-19 twice after he was tested positive. However, they were found negative both times.