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Sharmili Mallick

The death toll due to Covid-19 infection in Odisha continued unabated with 43 more patients succumbing to the virus while undergoing treatment in the last 24 hours. The fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 3,930 in the State, informed the Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department on Monday.

Nine deaths were reported from Khordha district, including five in Bhubaneswar while five each from Bargarh, Nayagarh and Puri, four from Sundargarh and three each from Bhadrak Cuttack and Ganjam districts.

Similarly, two fatalities were recorded from Dhenkanal district and one each from Balasore, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur.

The State also witnessed 3,319 new positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the caseload to 9,03,789, according to the Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department.

Of the fresh Covid-19 cases reported from 30 districts, 1,896 are quarantine cases while the rest 1,423 local contact cases.

As per a data shared by the I&PR Department, Cuttack reported the highest 566 cases in the last 24 hours, followed by Khordha district, which included the capital Bhubaneswar, reported 440 cases, Balasore (397), Mayurbhanj (199), Jajpur (194), Puri (175),  Bargarh (163), Kendrapara (134), Jagatsinghpur (130), Angul (116) and Nayagarh (111). 

As many as 19 districts reported cases below 100. Those are- Malkangiri (71), Dhenkanal (69), Keonjhar (65), Koraput (59), Bargarh (47), Rayagada (43), Nabarangpur (39), Sundargarh (36), Kalahandi (31), Sambalpur (29), Kandhamal (23), Ganjam (18), Sonepur (17), Boudh (16), Gajapati (12), Jharsuguda (11), Bolangir (10), Deogarh (4) and Nuapada (4).

With this, Odisha now has 32,404 active cases, while 8,67,402 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 3,578 on Sunday.

The State has so far tested over 1,36,20,526 samples for Covid-19, including 66,109  in the last 24 hours.

The details of the 43 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours are as follows:

  • A 53 years old Male of Balasore District.
  • A 43 years old Female of Baragarh District who was also suffering from Hypertension.
  • A 70 years old Male of Baragarh District who was also suffering from Cerebro Vascular Accident & Hypertension.
  • A 45 years old Male of Baragarh District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
  • A 70 years old Male of Baragarh District who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • A 40 years old Female of Baragarh District.
  • A 79 years old Male of Bhadrak District.
  • A 70 years old Male of Bhadrak District.
  • A 55 years old Female of Bhadrak District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypothyroidism.
  • A 51 years old Male of Bhubaneswar.
  • A 65 years old Male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
  • A 62 years old Female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Hypertension.
  • A 46 years old Male of Bhubaneswar.
  • A 58 years old Male of Bhubaneswar.
  • A 65 years old Female of Cuttack District who was also suffering from Cerebro Vascular Accident.
  • A 53 years old Male of Cuttack District.
  • A 64 years old Female of Cuttack District.
  • A 45 years old Male of Dhenkanal District.
  • A 34 years old Male of Dhenkanal District who was also suffering from Hypertension.
  • A 44 years old Male of Ganjam District.
  • A 70 years old Male of Ganjam District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
  • A 55 years old Male of Ganjam District.
  • A 57 years old Female of Keonjhar District who was also suffering from Hypertension.
  • A 62 years old Male of Khurdha District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
  • A 62 years old Female of Khurdha District who was also suffering from Hypertension.
  • A 39 years old Male of Khurdha District.
  • A 46 years old Female of Khurdha District.
  • A 76 years old Female of Mayurbhanja District.
  • A 70 years old Female of Nayagarh District.
  • A 52 years old Female of Nayagarh District.
  • A 70 years old Male of Nayagarh District.
  • A 75 years old Female of Nayagarh District.
  • A 70 years old Female of Nayagarh District.
  • A 89 years old Male of Puri District.
  • A 50 years old Female of Puri District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
  • A 62 years old Female of Puri District.
  • A 68 years old Female of Puri District.
  • A 65 years old Male of Puri District.
  • A 58 years old Male of Sambalpur District.
  • A 31 years old Male of Sundargarh District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
  • A 38 years old Male of Sundargarh District.
  • A 81 years old Male of Sundargarh District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension.
  • A 32 years old Male of Sundargarh District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.

(Edited By Ramakant Biswas)

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