Odisha logs 192 new COVID-19 cases, three more deaths
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s COVID-19 caseload on Sunday mounted to 3,30,309 with 192 more people testing positive for the infection, while three fresh fatalities pushed the toll to 1,883, a Health department official said. Of the 192 cases, 109 were reported from various quarantine centres and the rest detected during contact tracing.
Six districts — Bhadrak, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar and Malkangiri — did not report any new case since Saturday. Sundargarh district recorded the maximum number of fresh cases at 33, followed by Angul at 24 and Balangir at 17. Three deaths were reported from Balangir, Ganjam and Sundargarh districts.
Odisha currently has 2,408 active cases, while as many as 3,25,965 patients have recovered from the highly infectious disease. Fifty-three COVID-19 patients in the State died due to comorbidities. The coastal State’s positivity rate stands at 4.71 per cent. Over 70 lakh samples have been examined so far, including 12,049 on Saturday.