Jharsuguda: Jharsuguda District Head Quarter Hospital will be partially sealed after a 54-year-old patient who was undergoing treatment, was tested positive on Sunday.

As per the report, a male patient, who had undergone a swab test on 23rd July and after which he somehow returned back to his rented house at Beheramal without any information.

Later, after he was tested COVID positive on Sunday. He was missing from his rented house after which the authority traced him to be admitted at Medicine Ward of Jharsuguda District Head Quarter Hospital.

Jharsuguda Chief District Medical Officer Dr Jagdish Chandra Barik Said,” Medicine Ward and OPD has been sealed and around Eight Medical staffs has been sent to Quarantine. We are preparing the contact tracing of the patient”

Jharsuguda District Collector Saroj Kumar Samal said, “I have already passed an order to Jharsuguda Chief District Medical Officer for partial sealing of Jharsuguda District Headquarter hospital and sanitization of the particular area, where the patient was admitted.”