November 30, 2020

Breaking News: Jharsuguda district reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 226

NFTV:Odisha:Jharsuguda: Today Jharsuguda district reported 14 new COVID-19 positive cases. With the detection of these 14 COVID-19 positive cases, the number of positive cases reached 226 in the district. All the positive cases are asymptomatic. Confirmed by ADM, Jharsuguda.

The positive cases are 07 from Brajrajnagar Municipality, 04 are from Belpahar Municipality, 02 are from Jharsuguda Municipality and 01 is from Lakhanpur Block.

Cases from Brajrajnagar Municipality:

Case number 1: The positive case is 25 years old male, he was returned to Brajrajnagar from Kanpur of Uttar Pradesh by boarding a train. After his arrival in Brajrajnagar on the 11th of July, the case was under institutional quarantine at Black diamond school TMC in Brajrajnagar. His swab was collected 16th of July and the sample tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July 2020. The case is an asymptomatic one and he has taken to dedicated COVID facilities and contact tracing is in progress.

Case Number 2,3,4,5,6 and 7: The positive cases are 44 years old male, 42 years old female, 28 years old female, 5 years old female, 9 years old female and a 2 years old male. The six positive cases belong to two separate families but they were returned together from Bihar. The positive cases are returned to Brajrajnagar from Bihar by road travelling in a Bolero. After their arrival in Brajrajnagar, all six people are put under institutional quarantine at Black diamond school TMC. Swabs were taken on the 16th of July and all the six people tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July. All the positive cases are asymptomatic and taken to dedicated COVID facility. Contact tracing is in progress.

Cases from Belpahar Municipality:

Case number 8,9,10 and 11: The positive cases are 28 years old male, 21years old male, 35 years old male and a 45 years old male. All are contact case of a previous positive case. The positive case was returned to Belpahar from Kendujha and all the 4 positive cases come in contact with that case. All four cases are under institutional quarantine at Vivekananda International School TMC in Belpahar. Swabs were taken on the 16th of July and all the four people tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July. All the positive cases are asymptomatic and taken to dedicated COVID facility. Contact tracing is in progress.

Cases from Jharsuguda Municipality:

Case number 12 : A 37 years old male returned to Jharsuguda from Palamu district of Jharkhand. After his arrival in Jharsuguda on the 14th of July, the case was in paid quarantine at Hotel Konark in Jharsuguda town. His swab was collected on the 16th of July and the sample tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July 2020. The case is an asymptomatic one and he has taken to dedicated COVID facilities and contact tracing is in progress.

Case number 13: A 24 years old male returned to Jharsuguda from Delhi. After his arrival in Jharsuguda, the case was under institutional quarantine at Railway High School TMC. His swab was collected 16th of July and the sample tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July 2020. The case is an asymptomatic one and he has taken to dedicated COVID facilities and contact tracing is in progress.

Case from Lakhanpur Block:

Case number 14: A 23 years old male returned to Jharsuguda from Hyderabad by train on the 10th of July. After his arrival in Jharsuguda, the case was under institutional quarantine at Charpali TMC in Lakhanpur Block. His swab was collected 16th of July and the sample tested positive for COVID-19 on the 19th of July 2020. The case is an asymptomatic one and he has taken to dedicated COVID facilities and contact tracing is in progress.