Bhubaneswar, July 11: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prasanta Kumar Behera from Salipur constituency in Cuttack district tested positive for the COVID-19 has successfully recovered from the disease.
The MLA today tested coronavirus negative.
Behera’s Personal Security Officer (PSO) and driver have also tested positive following which the three have been admitted to COVID Hospital.
Earlier in the day, Chief minister Naveen Patnaik spoke to Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak and Salepur MLA Prasanta Behera and wished their speedy recovery.
Patnaik also spoke to COVID warriors undergoing treatment in various COVID care centres and enquired about their wellness. The CM highly appreciated their Noble work and assured all support in their good work.