Bhawanipatna, Mar 29: As many as 32 students of a private college in Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district tested positive for COvid-19 today, informed the district administration today.
According to reports, as many as 80 swap samples were sent for tested out of which 32 tested positive for the deadly virus.
The Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Odisha with 208 fresh positive cases and one death in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Monday. More than 200 new positive cases have been reported for the fifth consecutive day in the state.
Of the fresh positives, 122 were detected in quarantine centres while the rest 86 are local transmission cases. Nuapada reported a maximum 36 cases followed by Khordha (33), Bargarh and Kalahandi (22 each) and Cuttack (15).