Bhubaneswar, Aug. 11 -- Even though Odisha heaves a sigh of relief with daily COVID cases registering gradual decline, the staff working at the State COVID Helpline (104) continue to be rattled by fake callers posing as COVID patients.

The extent of the harassment can be gauged from the fact that the third-party service provider, Ziquitza Healthcare, had to register an FIR with the Saheed Nagar Police Station on Wednesday as pranksters refuse to budge.

As per reports, as many as 500 calls were made from a particular number just to harass the female staff and doctors attending to the distress calls on the Helpline.

The FIR registered by the service provider reveals the murkier details of the harassment which employees have been subjecte...