COVID-19: Odisha reports highest single-day spike


Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Sunday reported as many as 129 new Coronavirus positive cases, the highest single-day spike in fresh cases.

With this, the total COVID-19 positive cases reached to 1948 in the state, informed the health department.

Out of the total 129 new COVID-19 cases, 119 have been reported from various quarantine centres and 10 are local cases, the department said.

Highest 18 cases were reported from Kendrapara, followed by 16 cases from Gajapati, 12 from Nuapada, 11 from Bolangir, 10 cases each from Ganjam and Jajpur, 7 from Khurda while Bargarh, Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh and Balsore reported six new cases.

Besides, five cases were reported from Cuttack and four cases each from Puri and Deogarh districts.