Odisha reports fresh 456 COVID-19 positive cases

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported 456 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total tally in the state to 9,526, informed the health department on Monday.

Out of the 456 new cases, 309 were reported from various quarantine centres while 147 are local contacts.

Ganjam district reported highest 166 new cases, while Jajpur reported 57, Bargarh 33, Nabarangpur 24, Jagatsinghpur 23, Khurda 21, Sundargarh 20, Sambalpur 15, Balasore 14, Cuttack and Rayagada 13 each, Bhadrak 12, Koraput ten, Mayurbhanj eight, Bolangir six, Kendrapada five, Nayagarh four, Puri and Kandhamal three each, Kalahandi, Gajapati, Dhenkanal and Angul one each.

With this, the total number of active cases in the state now stands at 3,254.