Dr Mohanty said this as the State reported 6,998 new Covid positives in the past 24 hours, almost 1,300 less than cases reported in the preceding day (8,386).
“Odisha witnessed over 8,000 cases on Wednesday, jumping from 6,000 cases the preceding day. Again, the State witnessed 6,998 cases. The fluctuation creates a wavy graph. Thus, we can say Odisha is witnessing a flattening curve of infection,” said Dr Mohanty.
He, however, said no trend (rise or fall) can be predicted now. He once again advised people to strictly follow Covid appropriate behavior to remain safe from Covid infection.
“People need not panic now. The State Government is all prepared to tackle the Covid situation,” said the DMET.
The State reported death of 12 patients due to Covid during in the last 24 hours.