Polsara: Even as COVID-19 positive cases are on the rise in many parts of the state, the district as well as local administrations have been striving relentlessly to break the chain of infection by preventing any probable spread of the deadly virus in Ganjam district.
However, amidst such precarious situations all over the state, Polsara block under Chhatrapur subdivision in Ganjam has of late brought great news by becoming the first block to be completely free from COVID-19 infections, Chhatrapur Sub-Collector informed.
According to the official source, not a single COVID-19 positive case has been detected in Polsara block for over past 72 hours. A total of 18,108 swab samples have been tested in the block so far, of which only 580 cases have reported to be positive for coronavirus.
Even as 573 patients have already recovered, only seven persons have so far succumbed to the deadly virus with no active cases till date.