India, April 4 -- A day after Odisha recorded a four-fold jump in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to all who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin to come forward and get tested for coronavirus.

"Corona is currently the biggest threat to the human race and to beat it we all need to come together to beat it," said Patnaik in a written appeal, urging those who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation to come forward for testing for Coronavirus within next 24 hours. "Only through awareness we can break the chain of coronavirus. While there is no need to panic but we do need to be careful. Your cooperation will for the betterment of your own family and the human race."

"I request all t...