Malkangiri, August 1: As many as 8 COVID Warriors are among 30 fresh coronavirus positive cases in the district today.
While 16 cases are symptomatic, other 14 are asymptomatic cases. The contact tracing is going on and sanitation process is underway.
Among the 8 COVID Warriors, six are police personnel of Chitrakonda police station.
After the police personnel were identified, the administration has sealed the Chitrakonda police station till further orders.
With the new cases, the total number of positive cases in the district rose to 566 while 341 patients have recovered. A total of 223 cases are active while two have died due to the deadly virus in the district.