Bhubaneswar: The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state increased to 111 as one more person was detected of corornavirus today.
The fresh case is a 34-year-old male of Basudevpur in Jajpur district. He has travel history to Kolkata. The Information and Public Relation Department (I & PR) said contact tracing and follow-up action is on.
With this, the total number of positive cases in Jajpur district rose to 19, including 18 active and one recovered. It is pertinent to mention here that Jajpur is the second most COVID-19 affected district in the state after Khurda, which has so far reported 46 cases.
Earlier, in the day, seven positive cases were reported in the state, including six from Balasore and one from Koraput. Meanwhile, state government’s Spokesperson on COVID-19 Subroto Bagchi today informed that 80 per cent of the total cases in the state are asymptomatic.