Bhubaneswar, May 8 (Local Wire): A truck driver hailing from Maharashtra met with an accident in the state on Friday and was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar.
Later during investigations it was found that the driver was infected with Coronavirus.
The state government said that the new case will counted as a Coronavirus case in Maharashtra and not in Odisha.
In a statement the Information and Public Relations Department said, “One positive case was detected in the state of a 42-year-old male hailing from Mumbai.
He is a truck driver of Mumbai. He met with a road accident in Odisha.
He was admitted in AIIMS, Bhubaneswar and tested positive. This case will be counted in the State of Maharashtra.”