Bhubaneswar, Aug 7: The Health Department in Lok Seva Bhawan has been shut till August 10 after 10 employees of the department tested COVID-19 positive.
According to sources, 10 employees including the Deputy Secretary and Joint Secretary of the department have also tested positive for COVID-19.
The other staffs have been sent to isolation who have came in contact with the affected person. The department will be opened after being sanitized.
The 10 employees were found to have contracted with corona after coming in contact with an infected person in the department.
Notably, a staffer of the Lok Seva Bhawan was tested positive a few days ago. In view of this, special guidelines were also issued by the General Administration Department.