Odisha is all set to cross the 1 lakh milestone in COVID-19 testing soon, informed State Chief Secretary, Asit Tripathy on Monday. 'While cumulative RT-PCR test count in India is 23 lakhs, we in Odisha have conducted 95,766 tests till date and it is set to cross the 1 lakh milestone tonight,' said Tripathy.
Odisha's COVID-19 tally has witnessed a steep spike with detection of 10 more positive cases. Seven of these fresh cases are from Ganjam district while three others belong to capital city Bhubaneswar which had reported no cases for more than a week. With a total of 34 new cases in the last 24 hours, the State's tally has gone up to 219. While there are 165 active cases, 62 have recovered.