The number of deaths due to Covid-19 continues unabated with 37 more patients succumbing to the virus in Odisha in the last 24 hours even as new infection dropped significantly to 3806 in the State.
A day after recording close to 5900 positives, Odisha witnessed a marginal increase in the daily Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (June 8) with 6019 testing positive for the virus. As many as 43 deaths were reported in the state during the period. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) stood at 8.6 %.
Even as Odisha is witnessing a steady decline in the fresh Covid positive cases, the daily fatalities continue to remain high. As many as 45 persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, which is highest in a day since the onset of the pandemic.
Even as daily infections in Odisha hover over 8K, the concerning factor remains the rising fatalities in the state. As many as 40 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest ever witnessed by the state since the onset of the pandemic. However, the TPR has dropped to 12.6 per cent, the lowest in a month.
Reports of families and relatives of deceased coronavirus patients not turning up at the cremation sites to collect the ash of their near and dear ones has surfaced in Sundargarh and Cuttack.
Odisha witnessed a sharp dip in the daily Covid-19 infections with the detection of 6736 new cases in the last 24 hours, a decline of almost 5k cases. 34 persons succumbed to the virus during the period, pushing the death toll to 2618.Odisha witnesses SHARP DIP in the daily Covid-19 infections.
These are times of unprecedented crisis and in such hours of need, humanity is faltering more often than not.
Odisha on Wednesday saw its highest single day fatalities due to Covid infection, ever since the pandemic outbreak. As many as 25 patients succumbed to the contagious disease during the period pushing the death toll in the state to 2,403.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected us like nothing else in our lifetimes and it has taught us that humanity is above everything else.
Odisha witnessed a marginal drop in new positive cases as daily infections dropped to below 10,000 after five days.