07 April 2020
Kendrapada: After the detection of a COVID-19 patient in Aul here, a total of 12 villages under three panchayats in three km radius have been sealed by the district authorities, today. Restriction on leaving and entering the village has been imposed.
The Dubai-return patient was yesterday shifted to Covid Hospital in Cuttack. Swab test of his family members has been taken and they have been kept in quarantine informed Kendrapada Collector Samarth Verma.
Verma also said that a house to house survey is being conducted to screen people and weed out any suspected cases of the novel coronavirus. Entire Aul has been sanitised and contact tracing of the patient has been initiated.