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Ramakanta Biswas

Bhubaneswar: As many as 112 Covid-19 patients in Odisha have recovered from the disease on Saturday, bringing the total recoveries in the State to 1716.

According to Health and Family Welfare Department, highest 33 patients have recovered from Kendrapara, 16 from Balangir, 11 from Jajpur, 10 from Sundergarh, 8 from Jagatsinghpur, 7 each from Ganjam and Khurda, 4 each from Cuttack and Sonepur, 3 each from Balasore, Puri and Sambalpur, 2 from Nayagarh and 1 from Mayurbhanj.

With this, the total active cases of Covid-19 in the State now stand at 1055 with eight fatalities.

Earlier in the day, Odisha witnessed highest single day spike of coronavirus with detection of  173 new cases, taking the total tally to in the State to 2781. Of the total positives, a highest 64 COVID-19 cases have been reported from Ganjam district, followed by 19 from Jajpur and 13 each from Cuttack and Mayurbhanj districts.

Notably, 48-hour curfew-like shutdown has been enforced in 11 districts of Odisha from today in order to flatten the curve of rising cases of coronavirus. The weekend shutdown, on Saturdays and Sundays, will be clamped in 11 districts- Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore for the entire month of June.

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