Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (LocalWire): The state’s women and child development minister, Tukuni Sahu, has tested positive for COVID-19, she informed today.
The Minister is in home isolation and is healthy.
She has requested all persons who have come into contact with her recently to isolate themselves and get their COVID test done.
Earlier, Culture Minister Jyoti Ranjan Panigrahi, Rural Development Minister Susanta Singh, Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahu and Textile Minister Padmini Dian were also found to be COVID positive.
Other leaders who have tested positive in the past include Nabarangpur MLA Sadashiv Pradhani, Laxmipur MLA Prabhu Jani, Anandpur MLA Bhagirathi Sethi, Khandpada MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Basudebpur MLA Vishnubrata Rautaray, Bhubaneswar-North MLA Sushant Raut, Bhubaneswar-Madhya Pradesh MLA. Byomkesh Roy, Pattangi MLA Pritam Padhi, Bhadrak MLA Sanjeev Mallick, Baripada MLA Sunanda Das, Nilgiri MLA Sukant Nayak, Polsara MLA Srikant Sahu, Remuna MLA Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida, Jagatsinghpur MLA Prashant Muduli, Salepur MLA Prashant Behera, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, MP Suresh Pujari and MP Manjulata Mandal.