Bhubaneswar: The daily spike in Covid-19 cases saw a marginal dip in Odisha as the State reported a total of 10939 virus infections in the last 24 hours. The addition of the new positives takes the cumulative Covid tally to 714380. With 11614 recoveries reported late on Monday, the total number of recovered cases has risen to 601224. The active Coronavirus cases meanwhile have surged to 110554.
Of the new positives detected in the last 24 hours, Khordha accounted for the maximum among all the districts with 1298 cases. The figures of the district had shown a large slump yesterday as it saw 1010 positives, a record low as compared to its daily case tally in the past several days.
The fresh virus cases also exhibited a downward trend in Sundargarh as the district witnessed 512 cases in the past one day. Among other districts, Cuttack has reported 922 cases followed by Angul with 819 infections and Dhenkanal 763 cases.
Odisha's cumulative death cases also surged to 2549 after various districts reported a total of 33 fatalities due to the disease in the last 24 hours. Of the new deaths which is the highest single-day figure in the State so far, Khordha accounts for 7 deaths, the maximum among all the districts today. Similarly, Angul, Jharsuguda, and Kalahandi have reported 4 deaths each followed by Sonepur and Sundargarh with 3 deaths each.