Odisha registered 4714 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the positive tally to 10,70,869 in the State. It is for the first time so far in 2022 that the single-day count breached the 4,500 mark in the State.
Out of the total cases, 416 positives were reported in the 0-18 years age group while 2755 and 1959 cases were from quarantine and local contacts respectively.
As per I & PR department, Khordha district reported maximum 1619 cases, followed by Sundergarh (662), Sambalpur (437), and Cuttack (360).
A total of eight districts reported Covid-19 cases in three digits in the past 24 hours. On Saturday, Odisha had witnessed the biggest single-day spike with 3,679 cases. It was the highest single-day count since June 2021.
With this, active cases in Odisha have now gone up to 16117. So far, 1046231 Covid-19 infected have recovered in the State since the outbreak of the pandemic.