COVID-19 second wave hits tribal areas in Odisha3 min read . Updated: 15 May 2021, 10:28 PM IST
- By Friday evening, there are reports of 21 members of the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) getting infected with COVID-19
- The tribals constitute 22.8 per cent of the states population. Of the 62 tribal groups living in Odisha, 13 have been identified as PVTG
A large number of people belonging to different tribal communities of Odisha have been hit by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting a concerned state government to pay special attention to safeguard them.
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