The total number of active cases in the district stands at 1708 currently with the total death toll at 37.
In several cases, the district administration and the police were forced to cremate the bodies of the dead.
SP (Gajapati) Sarah Sharma said forces would be deployed in all the order points to check the movement of people and vehicles.
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.
Earlier, another one of the deceased’s sons, identified as B. Rama Chandra Subudhi had died of COVID-19 nearly 12-days ago at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital.
Out of the total number of infected cops, 40 are from Ganjam and 22 from Berhampur police districts, sources said.
While the number of recoveries stands at 1090, the number of deaths was reported to be 16.
Police authorities in Gajapati mull barrier inside police jeep to protect personnel from COVID
Superintendent of Police in Berhampur, Pinak Mishra, informed of this in a tweet on Tuesday.