Bhubaneswar, Apr 30: Another 14 people succumbed to Covid-19 in Odisha in the last 24 hours while undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the State, informed the State Health & Family Welfare Department on Friday.
The fresh fatalities include one each from Ganjam, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur and Sambalpur districts; two each from Khordha, and Rayagada; and three each from Koraput and Sundargarh.
With this, the total death toll due to Covid-19 in Odisha increased to 2,043.
Today, Odisha reported highest ever surge of 8,681 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of Coronavirus cases of the State to 4,44,194, according to latest data of the Health Department.
Khordha district recorded the maximum number of fresh cases at 1408, followed by Sundargarh at 745 and Cuttack at 570.