Cuttack: 13 more pilgrims, who returned to Odisha after visiting the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cuttack.
According to reports, 13 returnees who deboarded train at Cuttack Railway Station tested positive for the virus after RT-PCR test.
Till now the total number of persons infected with the Coronavirus after their return from Haridwar rose to 27 in Cuttack.
Similarly, a sevayat who had gone to Uttarakhand to attend the festival has also been found Corona positive.
Earlier on Tuesday, thirteen of the 24 pilgrims are from Cuttack city, 10 from Rayagada district and one from Bhubaneswar. All those who tested positive are being kept in isolation.