Covid-19 Death Toll Touches 100-Mark In Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Covid-19 touched the 100-mark in Odisha capital with four more persons succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours.
A total of 16 coronavirus patients died in the State in the last 24 hours of which four hailed from the capital city. The other deaths were reported from Nayagarh district (3), Khurda (2), Cuttack (2), Balasore (2), Bargarh (1), Kalahandi (1) and Jagatsinghpur (1).
Bhubaneswar also registered 312 new Covid-19 positive cases taking the total number of cases to 22,547, according to the information shared by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Update on newly detected #COVID19 cases in the last
24 hrs under the BMC area on 2nd Oct 2020(till 9am).
Further contact tracing is still continuing.
Primary contacts & nearby houses are being quarantined, sanitized & will be under active surveillance. pic.twitter.com/Ld7QfY7eoe
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) October 2, 2020
Of the total fresh cases, a whopping 254 were local contact cases while the remaining 58 are quarantined cases, the civic body said in a tweet.
The State capital now has 3514 active cases while 18,914 have recovered from the disease.
Earlier in the day, Odisha reported 3600 new Covid-19 cases taking the cumulative caseload to 226334. Khurda district tops the list with highest 766 new cases followed by Cuttack which reported 358 new cases, Mayurbhanj (156), Kendrapara (129), Sonepur (129), Sambalpur (126), Nabarangpur (116), Puri (115), Balasore (107), Bargarh (106), Keonjhar (106) and Angul (100).