Bhubaneswar, May 27 -- A 30-year-old youth in the Covid hotspot of Odisha's Ganjam district has been forced to quarantine himself in his car for last six days as villagers have not allowed him to enter his village.

Madhaba Patra, a videographer staying in Berhampur town in Ganjam district had gone to Bihar on a business-related trip on May 3 and returned after three days. As Patra had no symptoms of coronavirus, he was allowed by the administration to stay in home quarantine in Berhampur as per norms. After completing his quarantine period in his apartment, his swab was also tested which came out negative, officials said.

After this, he went to his village Dolaba in Sanakhemundi block of Ganjam in his car on the day cyclone Amphan was to ...