April 11, 2020

COVID-19: We Need Science to Save the Day, Not Panic & Fake News

This is a representational image. Source: The Quint
Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare (HFW) department has revealed the news of 16 fresh COVID-19 positive cases in the state, of which 15 were from Bhubaneswar, on 5 April. When most of the country was busy lighting diyas and candles, 8 out of 189 samples emerged as COVID-19 positive in Odisha.

With 34 positive cases detected in the last few days, the graph of affected people surged to 42 in Odisha. However, two of the patients have been discharged post recovery. 33 out of 42 COVID-19 active cases are from the city of Bhubaneswar.