The Chief Minister told PM Modi that the State was working with full devotion to contain the spread Covid-19, sources said.
He also urged the Centre to exempt the Goods and Service Taxes (GST) on the purchase of Covid-19 vaccine by the States for the population between the age group of 18 to 45 years.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi spoke to wife of senior BJP legislator and Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly Pradipta Naik as well as son of Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra enquiring about their health condition.
Both Naik and Mohapatra have been admitted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar after being diagnosed with Covid-19.
The Prime Minister assured the family members of Naik and Mohapatra all possible support from the Government and prayed for the speedy recovery of both the leaders.
The State today recoded as many as 10,521 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the active cases of the State to 81,585.