09 April 2020
Bhubaneswar: Reports of two more people came positive for deadly novel coronavirus today, taking the total count in the State to 44.
Taking to Twitter, the official handle of the Health and Family Welfare Department posted the update.
The tweet said that one of the cases is from Dhenkanal of a 51-year old female. Whereas the second case is that of a 69-year-old male patient from Medinipur, West Bengal who was under treatment in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was brought directly from the neighbouring state in an ambulance.
2 new COVID-19 POSITIVE cases confirmed so far today.— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) April 9, 2020
1 Dhenkanal town case, female 51 years
1 patient of a Bhubaneswar based private hospital , male 69 years of Medinipur, WB. Brought in ambulance directly from WB. Further details will be released during daily press briefing.