--539 more Covid19 positive cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. With this, the State’s Covid positive tally rose to 10,23,133.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24: As many 539 more Covid19 positive cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the State’ tally to 10,23,133, Stated the Information and Public Relations Department on Friday.
The new Covid cases included 77 children in the age group of 0-18 years. While 316 cases were detected from among quarantined people, the rest 223 were found as local contacts.
Among districts, Khurda recorded the highest 254 cases, followed by Cuttack 48, Jagatsinghpur 31, Balasore 23, Jajpur 17, Mayurbhanj 13, Bhadrak, Puri and Sambalpur 12 each, Kendrapara 10, Angul six, Nayagarh, Sonepur and Sundargarh five each, Deogarh, Dhenkanal and Jharsuguda four each, Koraput three, Bargarh, Keonjhar, Malkangiri and Rayagada two each and Ganjam, Kalahandi and Kandhamal reported one positive cade each.
Besides, 60 cases were reported from the State Pool.
During the period, 417 Covid19 patients recovered and total recoveries stood at 10,09,088. Active cases stood at 5,829. A total of 1,95,86,663 testes have been done to detect Covid positive cases in the State.