TNI Bureau: Odisha Minister for Tourism (MoS) and OLLC (Odia Language, Literature and Culture), Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Minister asked everyone who came in contact with him in the last 7 days, to isolate themselves.
Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi is the fourth Odisha Minister after Rural Development and Labour & ESI Minister Susanta Singh, Agriculture and Higher Education Minister Dr. Arun Sahoo and Handloom, Textile & Handicrafts Minister Padmini Dian to be infected with Coronavirus.
Several Odisha MLAs, MPs and Government Officials have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last few days.
Mid March'20 onwards doing public & official works. Not missed a day. Tried hard during this pandemic people don't feel alone & worked as desired by Hon'ble C.M. Finally Covid-19 caught hold of me. Who're in my contacts in last 7days please isolate. Last pic y'day. @CMO_Odisha pic.twitter.com/bPHsKQLFE7
— Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi (@panigrahi_jp) September 7, 2020