Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Bahuda Yatra celebrations, the second phase of COVID-19 testing were conducted in Puri. 12 positive cases were found against a total of 5569 samples.
Taking to Twitter, the official account of Puri administration shared the update.
The tweet added that all of the confirmed cases have been shifted to dedicated Covid hospital. Contact tracing has been completed and containment area demarcated.
As per government guidelines, only people who have tested negative are being allowed to participate in Bahuda Yatra celebrations and other rituals as per the instruction of the Supreme Court.
12 positive cases have been found against total 5569 COVID -19 samples taken from Puri Town in last one week ( Phase 2 testing for Rath Yatra )
All confirm cases have been shifted to Dedicated covid hospital, Contact tracing and containment area have been done
— PuriOfficial (@Puri_Official) July 1, 2020