Bhubaneswar: Minister For Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare and Cooperation Ranendra Pratap Swain has tested positive for Covid-19.
Swain informed his testing positive for Covid-19 on Twitter.
“I have been tested positive for #COVID19. Although I don’t have any symptoms I am at home isolation as advised by my doctor. I have requested all my staff and each one who came in contact to get them tested as soon as possible,” said Swain on Twitter.
He is the fifth Minister in the Naveen Patnaik government to have tested positive for the deadly viral disease.
The other four being Higher Education Minister Arun Sahu, Labour Minister Susanta Singh, Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi and Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti Minister Tukuni Sahu.