Positive Cases of Coronavirus in the State Rise to 20

Bhubaneswar: Late yesterday night Odisha Government announced 15 new Covid-19 positive cases taking its total count of those affected by the virus in the state to 20. Earlier the government had announced shutting down of capital city Bhubaneswar, twin city Cuttack and Bhadrak for 48 hours.

According to sources, three brothers living in Bomikhal also tested positive which imposed a complete shutdown of the entire area. One person each from Cuttack, Puri, and Jajpur, among the 28 people from the state who have been traced by the state government as having attended the Tablighi Jamaa at Nizamuddin, have also tested positive.