The 60-year-old man from the city who had recently returned from New Delhi in a flight has been admitted to the isolation ward in Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
The new hospitals are likely to come up by April 15, an official said adding that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed to provide state-of-the-art facilities for treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Patnaik said the Odisha government too has made arrangements to reach out to people from other states, who are in needs.
The traders have also levelled similar allegations against police, accusing them of prohibiting their movement even for opening shops or taking stock for sale.
As many as 2,432 staff nurses, 727 pharmacists, 610 laboratory technicians, 290 radiographers, 1,735 male health workers and 2,163 female health workers will be recruited.
State BJP president Samir Mohanty said his party workers will do whatever responsibility the State Government assigned to them to lessen the misery of the people during this pandemic.
Over 4,000 persons have registered with the Government’s online COVID-19 portal with travel history from coronavirus-affected nations.
The Court, which functioned through video conferencing on the day, took up five petitions challenging the notices issued by banks for e-auction sale of properties of loan defaulters.
The Forest department has engaged speed and country boats at both the places for regular patrolling to keep a watch on the turtles.
The administration has shortlisted 79 grocery stores across nine wards of the Sambalpur city and people can contact any of the store nearest to their ward.
Odisha unit BJP secretary Dhiren Senapati appealed residents to avoid hoarding of essential goods.
Councillor of Ward 18, K Jagannath Rao said Sandhkuda is home to around 5000 people and the entire slum is facing water crisis.
SP MK Bhamoo has directed police personnel manning the border to strictly monitor the inflow of people to the district and adopt measures to enforce the Government restrictions.
A proposal was sent to the government to set up isolation wards in 21 police hospitals.
The directive of the Government came following complaints from traders about restrictions imposed by police on duty on the movement of goods transport vehicles.