Odisha News Insight

Balasore MLA tests COVID positive

Balasore district’s Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Sukant Nayak has reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus. This MLA is the first legislator in Odisha to get contaminated by COVID-19.

As per statements, the swab specimen of the legislator was sent for analysis two days ago. The reports of which came positive.

Following the reports, the MLA has been moved to COVID hospital while the contact tracing and active surveillance drive will begin from tomorrow, sources stated.