The Health and Family Welfare department confirmed it through a tweet: “One more sample has tested positive for COVID19 in the State. This makes the number of positive cases 3 and all are from Bhubaneswar.”
According to official sources, a 60-year-old man of Saheed Nagar in Bhubaneswar has contracted the killer virus. He is suspected to have no foreign travel history.
The Health Department has already started contact tracing process to identify the persons who had come in close contact with the affected person.