Bhubaneswar: A 36-year-old food delivery agent has tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha capital, which has left the residents of Mancheswar and Surya Nagar area panicked.
The swab test results of the youth were announced yesterday evening who was among the three positive cases from here.
According to sources, the youth was working for a Biriyani takeaway joint in Patia area and was mostly delivering food parcels in Surya Nagar area.
Few days ago, he developed COVID-19-like symptoms after which he called up 104 health helpline. The health officials then collected swab samples for confirmatory test and the results were out yesterday evening.
The youth living in a rented accommodation with his parents in Chakeisiani area under Mancheswar police limits was admitted to one of the designated hospitals here.
The residents in Chakeisiani and Surya Nagar are a panicked lot as the officials have begun contact tracing to ascertain with how many persons he had come in contact with.
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