Bhubaneswar: Although Odisha continues to witness a high increase in the novel-Coronavirus curve with each passing day, the Institute of Life Sciences ( ILS), Bhubaneswar director Ajay Parida is confident that after a spike, the COVID-19 crisis in the State will attain stability in August.
Speaking with media, the ILS chief stated, “In terms of deaths due to SARS-nCoV, Odisha is at a better position when compared to other States. Up until now, nobody has died at home due to the viral infection. Primarily, patients with other severe ailments have actually succumbed to COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at the hospitals.”
” There are 2 categories- symptomatic and asymptomatic and most of the cases belong to the second category,” Parida informed.
Inquired about increasing number of cases in the state, Parida said, “As compared to earlier patterns, more tests are being performed every day. Hence, the variety of COVID-19 positive patients is increasing in the State.”
The cases in Ganjam are seeing a down pattern. On the other hand, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) ought to now analyse the situation and develop some techniques to consist of the spread of the viral infection.
Especially, Odisha reported 1,384 brand-new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the COVID-19 tally in the State reached 37,681 on Tuesday.
Of the brand-new cases, 889 were discovered in quarantine centres, while 495 cases are regional contacts.
The total healings stand at 23,073 while active case count is 14,350 The State health authorities performed 14,002 new tests on Monday, taking cumulative tests to 5,70,590
( Edited By Suryakant Jena)