Cuttack sees over six-fold rise in Covid-19 infections in 24 hours

A total of 286 new cases have been reported across the State today of which 36 are in the age group of 0-18 years.

A health worker takes nasal swab sample for COVID-19 test in Odisha.

At a time when the Millennium city of Cuttack is gearing up for Durga Puja festivities, a steep rise in the daily Covid-19 infections has set the alarm bells ringing. 

As per the data shared by the State Information and Public Relations Department, the city registered over a six-fold increase in the daily Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours. From just 10 infections on Wednesday, Cuttack’s daily Covid tally jumped to 66 on Thursday, highest in the State.