Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) MP Dr Sasmit Patra tested positive for COVID-19. He shared his health update on Twitter.
Patra added that he is initiating home isolation as per the COVID guidelines. Asking everyone to stay safe, his tweet requested everyone who might have come in contact over last few days to undergo home isolation and self monitoring.
Dear all, this is to inform you that I have tested Positive for Covid-19 and initiating home isolation as per COVID guidelines. Requesting all whom I have been in contact with over last few days to undergo home isolation & self monitoring. We will defeat COVID together. Stay safe
— Dr. Sasmit Patra I ଡ଼ଃ ସସ୍ମିତ ପାତ୍ର (@sasmitpatra) September 29, 2020
Dr Sasmit Patra joins an ever-growing list of legislators and parliamentarians who have contracted the deadly virus.