Odisha reported 2854 more Covid-19 cases on Saturday taking the tally to 2,49,693. While 1659 cases were detected from quarantines, 1195 are local contact cases.
As per the report released by State I & PR Department, Khordha district recorded a single day spike below the 400 mark for the first time after a long time with only 393 cases. The district where the lowest number of single day case was recorded is Deogarh with 16 cases only.
Similarly, 15 more people succumbed to Corona in last 24 hours causing the State to pass the 1000 mark in fatalities with 2 deaths in Bhubaneswar, said a report by State Health & Family Welfare Department.
Notably, 45914 samples were tested in Odisha yesterday including 9327 RT-PCR, 36502 Antigen and 85 Truenat testings.
So far, 220388 patients have recovered from the disease in Odisha and the active cases stand at 28246.