Odisha reports biggest single-day spike of 1,078 Covid cases

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported the biggest single-day spike of 1, 078 new Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 19,835, informed health department on Wednesday.

The Covid-19 death toll increased to 108 with the death of five more persons in last 24 hours. The deaths were reported from Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal districts.

Out of the new positive cases, 721 are in quarantine and 357 are local contacts.

Odisha has 6,387 active cases and 13,309 recoveries, said the department.