100-Word Edit: Corona 2nd Wave on a Decline in Odisha


In the last one week, the daily Covid positive cases in Odisha have declined drastically with just 3000-5000 cases reported for the last 4 days. That gives an impression that the Second Wave of Coronavirus in on a wane in the State.

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If we look at the testing, Odisha has been consistently testing more than 65,000 samples everyday. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) has been decreasing fast from 8.55% on June 8 to 5.99% on June 15.

The cycle threshold (Ct) value of Covid-19 positives has increased to 29-30 in the last fortnight as against 14-15, which is a very positive sign.

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