Cuttack: Another legislator of Odisha has tested positive for novel Coronavirus, said sources on Wednesday. As per reports, Salepur legislator Prasant Behera has tested positive for the deadly virus.
Apart from Behera, his PSO and driver have also contracted the virus.
While the local administration has initiated contact tracing in this connection, the MLA, his PSO and driver have been shifted to a COVID hospital in Cuttack.
This is the second time a sitting lawmaker in Odisha has tested positive for the disease. The first such case had been reported from Balasore district on Monday.