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Odisha’s COVID-19 Count Breaches 4000-Mark With 146 New Cases

Bhubaneswar: Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Odisha with detection of 146 new positive cases on Monday. The total tally of infections in the State now surged to 4055.

As per the data shared by the State information and public relations department, Kandhamal district reported the highest number of 48 cases. Cuttack & Bhadrak followed next with 19 cases each. Balasore and Ganjam closely followed suit with eight cases each.

Besides, 9 COVID warriors, Odisha fire fighters who had returned from West Bengal last week from Cyclone Amphan duty also tested positive on Monday.

Of the total 146 positive cases, 128 were reported from various quarantine centres in the State while 18 are local cases, informed the I&PR Department.

The current count of active cases in Odisha stands at 1187. The recoveries in Odisha jumped to 2708 on Sunday after 114 more patients recuperated from COVID19.

Notably, Odisha crossed 2 lakh mark in testing samples on Sunday. The cumulative RT-PCR tests in the State stands at 202513.

Earlier, as many as 186 new COVID-19 cases had been reported from Odisha on Sunday and one 50-year-old man had also succumbed to the disease taking the death toll in the State to 11.

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(Edited By Ramakanta Biswas)

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