Odisha reports 67 new Covid-19 positive cases


Bhubaneswar: The total number of Covid-19 positive cases rose to 1660 in Odisha as 67 more persons tested positive in the last 24 hours, informed Health and Family Welfare Department on Thursday.

A total of 3037 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

The fresh cases are from Ganjam (26), Jajpur (11),  Khordha (11), Nayagarh (7), Balangir (2), Jagatsinghpur (2), Sambalpur (2), Keonjhar  (1), Sonepu (4) and  Bargarh (1).

Out of the 67 new cases, 65 were reported from quarantine centres while remaining two are local contacts.

With this, the number of active cases rose to 841 in the state. As many as 812 patients have recovered so far while seven persons have succumbed  to the disease.