The number of Corona Positive cases of the sate are increasing day by day and it has touched 6859 as of now out of which 2086 are active case & death toll reached 23. Yesterday two nurses of Acharya Harihar Post graduate Institute of Cancer at Cuttack tested positive the only run Government cancer hospital of the state.
Both the nurse had come in contact with a cancer patient from Ganjam district of Odisha ( The only Dist with highest number of Positive Cases in Odisha ). Following the detection of the case the ward has been sealed and sanitized .
The doctors & nurses who had come in contact have been sent to home quarantine. Swab samples of 52 persons were collected and sent for tests out of which one male & one female nurse were found Corona positive and sent to one Pvt hospital of the city for admission as stated by the Director Dr Lalatendu Sarangi.