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2 minor girls among 48 COVID-19 cases in Odisha

By NS Desk | Health News | Posted on :   10-Apr-2020

Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Two minor girls are among 48 COVID-19 positive cases detected in Odisha, said the health department on Friday.

The state government released the travel history of last four COVID-19 cases on Friday.

According to the state government, case number 47 and 48 who tested positive for COVID-19 are aged 9 and 5, respectively. These two girls belong to Jharpada area of Bhubaneswar.

Both the minor girls are close relatives of state's patient number 42, said the government.

A 37-year-old relative of these two girls has also tested positive for COVID-19.

The two minor girls and the 37-year-old woman had visited AIIMS Bhubaneswar on April 4 and 5 to attend to their relative (case number 42) who was undergoing treatment at the hospital.

The government has also released the travel history of case number 45, who is a 20-year-old youth of Golamunda in Kalahandi district.

He came in contact with the first COVID-19 patient of the district, who had returned from Bahrain, on April 4.

The youth later tested positive for the virus on April 9.

--IANS

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NS Desk

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