Bhubaneswar: The number of active Covid-19 cases is increasing gradually in Odisha. State Public Health Director Niranjan Mishra on Sunday said 24 fresh cases were reported across Odisha during the last 2 hours.
With the fresh Covid-19 cases, the total tally of active cases in Odisha now stands at 98. In addition, one patient is currently undergoing treatment at the hospital.
In the meantime, the hospitals have been directed to increase the tracing and treating of Covid-cases, said Niranjan Mishra.
On Monday, the Union Health Secretary convened a meeting of the Health Directors of all the states to review the Covid-19 situation in the country and discuss ways and means to deal with the situation.
According to Health Director Bijay Mohapatra, there is no reason for alarm in Odisha at present as surveillance; tracking and testing have been increased. An adequate number of isolation and ICU beds are available in all government hospitals of the state.