Odisha: Pvt hsptl in Bhubaneswar sealed after 27 Covid cases found, including staff

Subrat Kumar Sarangi

Bhubaneswar (NVI): A private hospital in the city has been sealed by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation after 27 fresh Covid-19 positive cases were found, a maximum of them being the staff members.

According to sources, Blue wheel Hospital in Mancheswar Industrial Estate has been sealed after fresh cases were found.

The municipal corporation has issued a show-cause notice to the hospital for violation of COVID-19 guidelines by the government.

After detection of the positive cases, all direct contacts of the cases have been quarantined and premises of the hospital have been sanitised to avoid the further possibility of spread of infection.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Odisha touched 5,752 today after 290 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to Odisha State Information and Public Relations Department data.