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Record Spike Of 755 Covid-19 Cases In Odisha, 4 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered biggest spike of 755 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, taking the State’s total positive tally to 11956.

The State also reported four more deaths due to coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 56. All the four deaths have been reported from Ganjam district, informed the health department.

Besides, two more Covid patients died due to other health issues. The death toll other than Covid now rose to 17 in the State.

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Of the total cases detected in the last 24 hours, 508 cases were reported from quarantine centres while remaining 247 cases are local contacts.

Ganjam reported highest 320 cases, Jajpur (86), Sundargarh (62), Khurda (59), Cuttack (55), Keonjhar (32) and Gajapati (30).

Similarly, 18 cases were reported from Malkangiri, 16 from Nayagarh, 12 each from Mayurbhanj and Bolangir, 11 from Puri, nine from Balasore, five each from Kendrapada, Koraput and Jagatsinghpur, four each from Deogarh and Dhenkanal, three from Angul, two each from Bhadrak, Sambalpur and Kandhamal and one case from Bargarh.

The active cases in the State now stand at 4476 while 7407 persons have recovered from the disease so far.

(Edited By Suryakant Jena)

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