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Odisha’s COVID-19 Cases Jump To 2856, Death Toll Rises To 9

Bhubaneswar: As many as 75 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the State’s tally to 2856. The State also reported one more death due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 9.

A highest of 18 cases each have been reported from Khurda and Sundergarh district, followed 7 cases in Jajpur,  5  cases in Cuttack and 4 cases from Nayagarh district, as per I &PR department.

As per health and family welfare department website, a 55-year-old male patient of Ganjam, who had tested positive for Covid, has passed away while undergoing treatment in hospital. He was suffering from Tuberculosis and other co-morbidities.

With this, Ganjam and Khurda districts have reported four deaths each due to COVID-19 while one death was earlier reported from Cuttack district.

Earlier, Odisha witnessed highest single-day spike of coronavirus with detection of 173 new cases on Saturday. Of the total positives, a highest 64 COVID-19 cases have been reported from Ganjam district, followed by 19 from Jajpur and 13 each from Cuttack and Mayurbhanj districts.

As many as 112 Covid-19 patients in Odisha had recovered from the disease yesterday.


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(Edited by Ramakanta Biswas)

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