Bhubaneswar, Mar 6: As many as 88 Covid patients recovered in Odisha on Saturday, taking the number of persons cured of the virus in the State to 3,34,990, informed the Health and Family Welfare Department.
According to the data furnished by the department in its Twitter account, the highest 14 patients recovered in Sambalpur district, followed by 13 in Jajpur, nine each in Baleswar and Khordha, eight in Sundargarh, six each in Bargarh and Bolangir, four each in Jharsuguda, Puri and Sonepur, two each in Anugul, Kendrapara and Keonjhar and one each recovered in Boudh, Cuttack, Kalahandi and Nuapada districts.
Besides, one recovery was reported from the State Pool.
Notably, the State didn’t witness any death due to Covid 19 infection during the last 24 hours and, thus, the number of Covid deaths stood at 1,917 as before.
However, the State’s Covid positive tally rose to 337674 after 54 new positive cases were detected in the last 24 hours. Out of 54 new cases, 32 were detected from among quarantined persons and 22 detected as local contacts.