In a first, Odisha’s Ganjam reports zero Covid cases following rapid antigen test

Berhampur: Some good news about Covid-19. Results of the rapid antigen test of 3,597 persons conducted in Odisha’s Ganjam district today showed all of them tested negative for the virus infection. This was informed by Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today.

This is the first time Ganjam district reported Covid negative result during the rapid antigen test. However, reports of the 400 RT-PCR tests conducted today in the district are yet to be received, the Collector said, adding that this is a good sign for everyone.

So far, more than 5.8 lakh people from Ganjam district have undergone Covid tests. Of them 21,395 Covid patients have been detected in the district.

Yesterday, 15 new Covid positive cases including four Covid warriors were reported in the district.

The number of active cases in the district stands at 130 whereas 232 patients succumbed to the virus infection. A total of 21,025 have recovered in the district.

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