Rourkela, Mar 29: Seven more students of National Institutes of Technology (NIT) Rourkela tested positive for coronavirus. This was informed by the college authorities today.
With the detection of the seven fresh cases, the tally now stands at 14.
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).