102 more Coronavirus positive cases in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported 102 more COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total COVID-19 detections to 978, said the health department on Tuesday.

The districts which reported the Coronavirus cases are Jajpur (31), Jagatsinghpur (23), Bhadrak (21), Kendrapara ( 8),  Cuttack (4), Khurda (4), Puri (4), Angul (2), Balasore (2), Sambalpur (2) and Nayagarh (1).

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 5 as 75-year-old male from Cuttack died of the disease.

“Sorry to inform that a 75 year old patient of Cuttack suffering from severe comorbidities and chronic pulmonary disease was admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar Emergency and unfortunately passed away within a few hours. He was later tested and found to be positive for #COVID19,” tweeted the health department.