Bhawanipatna, Mar 30: At least six students and one woman lecturer of a residential college in Dharmagarh area in Kalahandi district have tested positive for coronavirus.
On Monday, 32 students of a private college in Bhawanipatna tested positive for the virus. 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.
A 35-year-old male Covid positive patient of Kalahandi district, who was also suffering from Diabetic Keto-acidosis with chronic kidney disease, succumbed to the deadly virus, the department said.