Nilagiri MLA Sukanta Nayak tests positive for Covid-19

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TNI Bureau: Nilagiri BJP MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak has been diagnosed with Covid-19.

He becomes the first legislator in Odisha to test positive for COVID-19.

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The MLA tested for Covid-19 two days ago after he developed flu-like symptoms.His test report was found positive on Monday, following which, he was admitted to the COVID hospital in Balasore.

As per the reports, he had attended a number of party meetings in Bhubaneswar and Balasore over the last few days. Further contact tracing is on.

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