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Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Monday recorded 6,599 Covid-19 cases while nine patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, said a data released by the State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department.

Today’s surge pushed the State’s Coronavirus positive tally to 4,14,056 while the death toll surged to 1,997. The active cases in the State stood at 49,075 while 3,62,931 patients have recovered so far.

State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department data said, of the fresh cases spread across 30 districts, 3,827 were detected among people in quarantine and 2,772 were local infections.

As per the data released by the I & PR Department, Khordha recorded the maximum 958 cases while Nuapada with 551 cases remains second in the list.

Othr districts which detected cases over 100 are- Kalahandi (518), Cuttack (488), Jharsuguda (436), Sundargarh (434), Ganjam (322), Jajpur (237), Sambalpur (226), Nawarangpur (221), Bargarh (203), Angul (187), Mayurbhanj (180), Konjhar (166) Puri (145), Balasore (137), Sonepur (129) and Rayagada (117).

Similarly, Bolangir (98), Nayagarh (91), Bhadrak (87) are the other districts which saw less than 100 cases in 24 hours.

The State has so far tested a total of 99,17,894 samples including 39,642 on Sunday. Odisha’s positivity rate stands at 4.17 per cent.


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