A day after a 34-year-old man from Bhubaneswar examined Covid-19 optimistic 5 days after getting back from UK, the Odisha authorities on Thursday stated 43 folks of the state with journey historical past to United Kingdom have come again to Odisha within the final 17 days.
Extra chief secretary of Well being and Household Welfare division PK Mohapatra stated of the 43 UK returnees, 21 went to Bhubaneswar, one to Khurda, 5 to Cuttack, three every to Koraput and Berhampur and two every to Nayagarh and Nabarangpur, one every to Jajpur, Rajgangpur, Sambalpur, Jagatsinghpur and Sakhigopal cities.
“Please perform intense surveillance, contact tracing, RT-PCR check of all of the passengers from the UK and the individuals who got here in touch with them to forestall the unfold of the mutated Covid-19 virus within the state. The mutated pressure of SARS-CoV-2 reported from the UK has larger transmission capability as in comparison with the sooner strains,” stated Mohapatra in his letter to district collectors and municipal authorities.
In the meantime, the pattern of the 34-year-old man who had examined optimistic for Covid-19 has been despatched to NIV Pune for genome sequencing.