Odisha’s COVID-19 positive cases cross 400 mark

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s COVID-19 positive cases crossed 400-mark after 20 more persons tested positive for the deadly virus on Monday.

The number of positive cases rose to 414 in the state.

While 17 new cases were reported in Ganjam district, one new case was detected in Boudh, and two in Sundargarh.

With this, the number of active cases in the state stood at 326. While 85 persons have recovered, three died of the disease.

The returnees are contributing in increase of positive cases in the state.

As many as 11,619 Odia people have returned to Odisha today. So far, 67,535 Odias have returned to Odisha.

For quarantine of the returnees, 14,563 Temporary Medical Centres/Camps have been readied in 6798 Gram Panchayats of the state. In all these Centres, total number of 5,81,915  beds have been arranged to provide COVID-19 health services in rural areas.