A male patient of 58 years of Ganjam district, also suffering from Tubercular Meningitis.
Out of the 577 new cases, 260 cases were reported from Ganjam alone.
Another tweet also reminded the director about Odia talents in cinema like Nandita Das, Sona Mohapatra and Mira Nair.
The state government earlier had requested the railway department to suspend the train stoppages in Ganjam in the light of the Coronavirus threat.
It has meanwhile also sealed Odagaon, Rohibanka and Bhanjanagar Crossing Square roads to contain the disease.
With the addition of new Corona deaths, the death toll has touched 48 in the state.
The highest new cases were reported from Ganjam district which saw 215 new cases.
The Centre has now allowed offline/online examinations of the final semester students as per standard protocol of the health ministry.
The department has now requested all government bodies to restrict the expenditure and reduce a number of activities to reduce the costs.
During his interaction he gave instructions to the officials on several fronts.