Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 graph in Odisha continues its upward trend with the highest single-day infections of 12,390 cases in the State on Friday. This apart, at least 22 patients undergoing treatment succumbed to the virus in the State in the last 24 hours, informed a data released by the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.
With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 5,88,687 while the death toll stood at 2,273. Odisha currently has 1,04,016 active cases while 4,82,345 patients have recovered from the disease so far, added the H&FW Department.
Of the new cases reported from 30 districts today, 6,938 were detected from various quarantine centres, and the rest 5,452 were detected during contact tracing, said data released by the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department.
Four deaths were registered in Khordha, three deaths in Angul, two each deaths in Kalahandi, Kendrapara, Rayagada and Sundargarh while one each death was reported Bolangir, Boudh, Cuttack, Deogarh, Gajapati, Ganjam and Kandhamal.
Of the new cases reported on Friday, Khordha district, of which state capital Bhubaneswar is a part, detected the maximum 2,201 cases, followed by Sundargarh (882), Cuttack (719), Sambalpur (677), Angul (532) and Bargarh (507).
Rest 24 districts recorded more than 100 cases. Those are Mayurbhanj (480), Puri (469), Balangir (461), Jajpur (436), Jharsuguda (413), Bhadrak (412), Ganjam (387), Nabarangpur (362), Balasore (340), Nayagarh (301), Jagatsinghpur (259), Koraput (246), Boudh (228), Kalahandi (210), Keonjhar (208), Nuapada (204), Rayagada(187), Sonepur (178) Dhenkanal (174), Kendrapada (137), Gajapati (115), Deogarh (108), Malkangiri (103) and Kandhamal (102).
The health department has also shared the details of the Covid-19 patients who succumbed while under treatment at hospitals during the period.
1. A 40-year-old male of Angul district.
2. A 24-year-old male of Angul district.
3. A 73-year-old male of Angul district.
4. A 66-year-old male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism.
5.A 75-year-old male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypothyroidsim & Bronchial Asthma.
6. A 47-year-old female of Bolangir district.
7. A 50-year-old female of Boudh district.
8. A 97-year-old female of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Hypertension & Coronary Artery Disease.
9. A 59-year-old male of Deogarh district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertensiomn.
10. A 72-year-old female of Ganjam district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
11. A 46-year-old male of Gajapati district.
12. A 59-year-old male of Kendrapara district.
13. A 65-year-old male of Kendrapara district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
14. A 60-year-old male of Khurdha district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
15. A 47-year-old male of Khurdha district.
16. A 44-year-old male of Kalahandi district who was also suffering from Hypertension.
17. A 50-year-old female of Kalahandi district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
18. A 60-year-old male of Kandhamal district who was also suffering from Hypertension & Diabetes Mellitus.
19. A 49-year-old male of Rayagada district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
20. A 36-year-old male of Rayagada district.
21.A 74-year-old male of Sundargarh district who was also suffering from Hypertension & Diabetes Mellitus.
22. A 45-year-old male of Sundargarh district.
The State has so far tested a total of 1,07,69,312 samples including 56,214 on Thursday. Odisha’s positivity rate stands at 5.47 percent.