Bhubaneswar, April 15 (Local Wire): The state government on Wednesday said that the condition of COVID 19 in Odisha is far better than other Indian states and the national average.
Shalini Pandit, Mission Director, National Health Mission (NHM)-Odisha said that the overall number of cases and the percentage of COVID cases coming positive out of the total tested are one of the lowest in Odisha in the countrym
“We are at the bottom in the country when it comes to total COVID cases.
While the rate of positive cases out of tested in country stands at 5%, in Odisha it is as low as 1.08%,” she said .
She also said that it didn’t mean the state is testing lesser number of samples per day.
“We are testing adequate number of samples and from across the districts of the state,” she said.
She also said that while the infection graph of Delhi and other states are rising the state had been able to maintain it.