Bhubaneswar: Ten more persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the number of fatalities in the state to 140, said the health department on Sunday.
Six death cases were reported from Ganjam district, two from Khurda district and one each from Gajapati and Sundergarh districts, said the department.
The number of positive cases mounted to 25389 in the state as 1376 more persons from 30 districts tested positive for the virus.
Out of the new cases, 917 were detected in quarantine while 459 are local contact cases.
With this, the number of active cases in the state rose to 9287 while 15928 persons have recovered so far.