Bhubaneswar, July 23 (LocalWire): The State government today urged the people not to panic in the light of more detected cases of Coronavirus.
“The higher number of detected cases are reported because we are able to do more testing and better surveillance by the frontline workers,” Health Department Additional Chief Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra said.
He also added that the state in the latest round of sample testing created a record by testing a total of 11,000 samples on a single day.
He also said that in the next 10 days six more Corona testing labs will be ready in the state.
“Right now we have 19 government testing labs for Coronavirus. We will have six more such labs in the next 10 days,” he said.
The official also said that the state is also doing antigen tests across the state hospitals for quick screening of Coronavirus.