The State Health & Family Welfare department has informed that 38 samples were examined at AIIMS Bhubaneswar today and all have tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19. Sample reports from other two testing centres- RMRC & SCB, are awaited. April 4 2020 6:54 PM
In a written appeal, Patnaik has requested the Tablighi members to mandatorily call Health Helpline number – 104 for a checkup within 24 hours.
“Do not panic. I and my government are always with you. Kindly cooperate with the government in the battle against COVID-2019 by mandatorily calling toll free number 104, consulting doctors and getting the test done in 24 hours. I would also like to request all the women in the State to cooperate with us for the safety of their family members,” said the Chief Minister.
As per the data shared by Health & Family Welfare department, 28 persons with links to Tablighi Jamaat have been identified in the State. While 25 samples tested negative, reports of other three came out positive for coronavirus.
Now the ECoR has come up with a novel idea. Assessing the increased requirement of masks and sanitizers during this outbreak of coronavirus, ECoR has decided to use its workshops, sheds and depots to produce masks and sanitizers, alongside the other works, to assist the Union government in fight against COVID-19.