Odisha on Sunday witnessed a slight downtrend in the daily infections with the detection of 7002 Covid positive cases in the last 24 hours. However, the death rate continues to remain high as the disease claimed 42 lives during the period, the highest single day fatality recorded since the onset of the pandemic.
What could be a positive sign for the state is the TPR has dropped to below 10 per cent after more than a month.Odisha sees RECORD SINGLE DAY COVID-19 FATALITIES. As many as 42 persons SUCCUMBED TO COVID in the past 24 hours. VIRUS DEATH TOLL in the state mounts to 2,994. Daily coronavirus cases however witnessing a DOWNWARD TREND. 7,002 COVID INFECTIONS were recorded in the past 24 hours. Odisha’s Test Positivity Rate (TPR) drops to 9.7 per cent.
As per I&PR data, 3,921 cases are from QUARANTINE, rest 3,081 cases are LOCAL CONTACTS. ACTIVE CASELOAD in Odisha stood at 78,031 after today’s surge. KHORDHA tops daily infection chart with 1,167 new cases, CUTTACK next with 771 positives. Odisha’s cumulative Covid-19 POSITIVE TALLY stands at 8,13,096. 7,616 patients RECOVERED from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Till date, as many as 7,32,018 Covid patients have RECUPERATED in the state.
Published: Diptiranjita Patra
Last updated: 06 June 2021, 11:54 AM IST
Including pending cases from previous years, the total cases under investigation under PCA stood at 1738. The State Vigilance could file charge sheets in only 153 cases. The charge sheeting rate is just around 9 per cent (8.8%)