Odisha Covid-19 Update: 332 Fresh Cases Pushes Positive Tally To 3,24,089
Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 caseload in Odisha climbed to 3,24,089 on Monday after 332 people tested positive for the lethal virus, while four more fatalities in the last 24 hours pushed the death toll to 1,811.
Of the fresh cases detected from 27 districts of the State, 189 were reported from different quarantine centres and the remaining 143 are local contact cases.
Sundargarh district recorded the highest of 51 new infections followed by Angul (35), Khordha (29) and Cuttack (27). Boudh, Kandhamal and Malkangiri districts did not register any coronavirus case during the last 24 hours, as per the data revealed by Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department.
– New cases in quarantine: 189
– Local contacts: 143
Sundargarh sees 51 new #COVID19 cases, Angul (35), Khordha (29) & Cuttack (27)
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In terms of fatalities, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jharsuguda and Khordha reported one death each, informed the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.
The H&FW department also released the details of the deceased who died while undergoing treatment at various hospitals across Odisha:
- A 65-year-old female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
- A 32-year-old female of Dhenkanal district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
- A 60-year-old male of Ganjam District.
- A 73-year-old male of Jharsuguda district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
A total of 30,891 samples were tested in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative tests to 64,09,675 in Odisha. After today’s surge, the active Covid-19 cases in the State stands at 3,156 while 3,19,069 patients have recuperated from the disease so far.
Meanwhile, with 27,071 new coronavirus infections and 336 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s overall coronavirus tally climbed to 98,84,100, while the death toll touched 1,43,355, said the Union Health Ministry.