Koraput, Aug 1: As many as eight health personnel have tested positive for coronavirus in Koraput, informed the district administration today.
The district has witnessed as many as 46 new positive cases in last hours.
Of the 46, three cases have been reported from quarantine centres while the number of COVID cases in home quarantine is 10.
Besides, 33 positive cases are direct contact of previous positive cases, out of which 17 persons are from containment zones.
According to the district administration, 11 from Bandhugaon block, four from Borigumma block, 12 from Jeypore Municipality, four from Koraput block, four from Koraput Municipality have tested positive for the virus.