Sharmili Mallick

Bhubaneswar: As many as 110 persons have been tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Odisha taking the coronavirus tally in the State to 3250, informed State Information and Public Relations Department.

Of the new cases, 97 were detected from quarantine and 13 are local contacts, added the I & PR department.

Jagatsinghpur district reported highest 33 coronavirus cases followed by Cuttack (20), Khurda (14), Gajapati (11), Puri (7), Rayagada (4), Nayagarh (4), Kalahandi (4) and Mayurbhanj (4).

Similarly, Bargarh district reported two cases, Jharsuguda, Bhadrak, Bolangir, Kendrapara, Koraput, Keonjar and Boudh reported one each cases of coronavirus infection.

Here's the details of Covid-19 cases in Jagatsinghpur:

Details of Covid-19 cases in Mayurbhanj:

With this, the number of active Covid-19 cases now stands at 1106 while 2133 patients have so far recuperated and 9 persons have lost their lives due to the disease.

A total of 3026‬ RT-PCR tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in Odisha taking the cumulative tests to 185410.

Meanwhile, Rayagada Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) and all staff of his office were sent into home quarantine after a vaccine inspector posted at the office tested positive for Covid-19.

Earlier on Tuesday, 146 persons were tested positive for coronavirus while at least 140 persons recuperated from Covid-19 in Odisha.

Yesterday, four doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-Bhubaneswar were found positive for Covid-19. The doctors who have contracted Covid-19 include three senior and one junior resident doctor of the premier health institute.

Similarly, a doctor and a nurse of Nayagarh district headquarters hospital (DHH) were also found positive for coronavirus infection on June 8.

(Edited By Suryakant Jena)

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