Kandhamal is a district in the state of Odisha, India. The district headquarters of the district is Phulbani.
A medical student of Odisha's Kandhamal district, who returned from China recently, has been referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after showing novel coronavirus-like symptoms, an official said on Friday.
At least three people died while two others were missing due to incessant rainfall that triggered flash floods in Odisha, the government said on Thursday.
Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Collectors of seven rain-affected districts of the state, directing them on the actions to be taken in view of a possible flood-like situation.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said he appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accord special category status to Odisha, due to the destruction caused by cyclone F in the state, at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog.