Odisha Reports Lowest Single-Day Covid-19 Deaths In Last Four Months
Bhubaneswar: The daily Covid-19 fatalities in Odisha came down to four on Sunday after a gap of over 130 days. With the fresh deaths, the toll due to coronavirus infection in the State mounted to 1,734, informed the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department.
The State had recorded its lowest one-day Covid deaths on July 18 which was three- two from Ganjam and one from Gajapati, as per the data of H&FW Department.
Two patients succumbed to the virus in Khordha district while one each died in Balasore and Dhenkanal districts in the last 24 hours.
Today, Odisha reported 518 new Covid-19 cases which took the infection tally to 3,18,307, as per Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department.
Of the fresh cases reported from 27 districts, 297 are from quarantine centres while 221 are related to local transmission cases.
Only one district has reported a surge beyond 50 cases.. Sundargarh reported the maximum 52 fresh Covid-19 cases followed by Mayurbhanj (49), Cuttack (45), Khordha (40), Bolangir (37) and Angul (36). Boudh, Gajapati and Nayagarh district recorded zero fresh cases during the period.
– New cases in quarantine: 297
– Local contacts: 221
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The health department has also shared the details of the Covid-19 patients who succumbed while under treatment at hospitals during the period.
- A 43-year-old male of Balasore district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus.
- A 45-year-old male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
- A 57-year-old male of Dhenkanal district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension & CKD.
- 4.A 56-year-old female of Khordha district who was also suffering from COPD, Hypertension & Hypothyroidism.
A total of 43,615 samples were tested in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative tests to 58,63,199 in Odisha. After today’s surge, the State’s active caseload stood at 5,971 while 3,18,307 patients have so far recovered from the infection.
(Edited By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)