Rashmi Ranjan

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  • Bhubaneswar reports 1151 new infections in the last 24 hours

  • Active caseload in the city has now climbed up to 12,273

Bhubaneswar: With the Covid-19 graph continues to surge in Odisha, the State Capital reported 1151 new infections in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, 896 more patients have also recuperated and discharged from hospital in the city.

The new cases have pushed the active caseload in the city to 12,273. Of the total fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours, 184 were categorised as quarantine cases while the rest 967 were local contact cases.

According to the information shared by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Baragada, Jharpada and Dumduma reported 37 cases each, while Khandagiri witnessed 35 infections. 

Similarly, Chandrasekharpur registered 25 cases while Laxmisagar witnessed 24 cases.

While 51,056 persons have been recuperated, the virus has claimed 299 lives in the city so far, the BMC statistics said.

Notably, Odisha on Tuesday reported 10,321 new Covid-19 cases while 22 more patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in the State rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll mounted to 2,357.

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