Angul/Jharsuguda: While six COVID-19 patients were detected in Angul district, two more persons tested positive for the virus in Jharsuguda district.
Reportedly, six persons staying in a quarantine centre in the district tested corona positive on Thursday.
All the six persons had returned from Tamil Nadu on May 7 and accommodated in the quarantine centre at Chhendipada in the district. They are in the age group of 20 to 44 years.
As per latest reports, the six persons have been admitted to the COVID Hospital.
In Jharsuguda, the new COVID-19 cases have a recent travel history to Mumbai. They had been staying at an institutional quarantine at Kalyan Mandap of MCL in Brajrajnagar since June 5 after theie return from Mumbai.