Jharsuguda, Sep 24: Senior BJP leader and party’s former legislator from Brajarajnagar Assembly Constituency Radha Rani Panda has tested positive for coronavirus today.
The ex-MLA informed this through a Facebook post.
“Today I went for COVID-19 test and found myself to be positive. I request all of my friends and well-wishers who have come in contact with me to please go for the test and prefer home quarantine till the reports come negative. Thank you so much,” said the Panda.
As many as 4, 340 new coronavirus positive cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours.
Out of the total cases detected, 2,517 cases were from quarantine centres and 1,823 were local contacts. The Covid tally reached 1,96,888 in the state with detection of the new cases.
As many as 1,57,265 persons have recovered from the disease so far and the state has now 38, 818 active cases.