Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Three doctors and 19 nurses and paramedics have been quarantined in the Jajpur district of Odisha after they came in contact with Covid-19 patients.

Jajpur District Collector Ranjan Kumar Das said, here on Tuesday, the doctors and nurses had come in contact with the Covid-19 positive persons during their visit to hospital’s OPD.

“They had been quarantined at a Covid Care Centre in Jajpur. Their family members have been advised to observe home quarantine,” Das said.

Their swab samples have been collected and sent for test.

Five Covid-19 cases were reported in the Jajpur district on Monday.

–IANS

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