Bhubaneswar: Electronics & Information Technology and Sports & Youth Services Tusharkanti Behera has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in home isolation.
“I have tested COVID positive today. Hence I request all my friends and associates who came in contact with me in the last 7 days to test & isolate themselves,” Behera has informed through a tweet.
In a subsequent tweet, Behera has stated that he has developed symptoms and is under medication. “I am in home isolation and in stable condition,” the tweet added.
The other Ministers from Naveen Patnaik government who have tested positive for Covid-19 are School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash, Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare and Cooperation Ranendra Pratap Swain, Higher Education Minister Arun Sahu, Labour Minister Susanta Singh, Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi and Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti Minister Tukuni Sahu.