Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) The second coronavirus patient of Odisha has recovered completely and was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.
“The second COVID-19 positive case in Odisha, belonging to Bhubaneswar has completely recovered and tested negative. He is being discharged,” the Health Department tweeted.
The patient was undergoing treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar.
After returning from the UK on March 18, the 20-year-old youth had shown symptoms of the disease and was admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar. Later, he tested positive for Covid–19.
The first Covid-19 patient of the state is also doing fine.
“The first COVID positive person undergoing treatment at Capital Hospital is doing fine. No need to panic about his health. As per protocol, discharge of a COVID positive case is considered only after two consecutive samples taken during 24 hours are negative,” the Health Department tweeted.
The youth from Bhubaneswar with travel history to Italy had tested positive for Covid-19 on March 15.
The Odisha government has conducted test of 610 samples while four were confirmed positive for Covid-19 so far. However, after the late evening development, the number of positive cases comes down to three.