Bhubaneswar: Two AN-32 transport aircraft of Indian Air Force airlifted 19 personnel and 3500 kg of medical equipment of ICMR from Tambaram to Bhubaneswar for setting of medical lab and facilities on Monday.
#HarKamDeshKeNaam: 02 AN-32 transport aircraft of IAF airlifted 19 personnel & 3500 kgs of medical equipment of ICMR from Tambaram to Bhubaneshwar for setting of medical Lab & facilities on 06 Apr 20. pic.twitter.com/eg0MsKRUH1
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At present, COVID-19 tests are being conducted at three places in Odisha.
Following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday had ordered for increasing the testing capacity to 1000 a day in the next five days.
Odisha has so far reported 42 coronavirus confirmed cases, which includes one death.